Congressional Member Profiles

Sen. Patrick Leahy

Sen. Patrick Leahy

Democrat, Vermont
Office 202-224-4242 | @SenatorLeahy | Facebook

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Grade

3

Votes for Children

35

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Sen. Leahy has taken 3 votes that would help the children in his state. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 35 bills to help children. Sen. Leahy has taken 0 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 700 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Sen. Leahy has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.5305 the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act.

  • voted for H.R.5746 the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored S.53 the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.96 the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.248 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored S.261 the All Dependents Count Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.271 the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.281 the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.348 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • co-sponsored S.529 the Background Check Expansion Act.

  • co-sponsored S.591 the Background Check Completion Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1019 the Baby Food Safety Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1195 the Healthy Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1270 the Access to Healthy Food for Young Children Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1288 the College for All Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1360 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1530 the Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1652 the Paying a Fair Share Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1809 the ASSET Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1819 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.1833 the Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act.

  • co-sponsored S.1848 the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2005 the Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2319 the 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2515 the EATS Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2578 the A bill to extend the moratorium on residential evictions, and for other purposes..

  • co-sponsored S.2639 the State Public Option Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2660 the Get Toxic Substances Out of Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.2747 the Freedom to Vote Act.

  • co-sponsored S.2752 the Do No Harm Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3108 the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored S.3575 the Stop the Wait Act of 2022.

  • co-sponsored S.3623 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022.

  • co-sponsored S.3642 the Schedules That Work Act.

  • co-sponsored S.3979 the Support Kids Not Red Tape Act of 2022.

  • As with any scorecard, this tool is inherently limited. Some members may score differently than they might expect because a committee assignment requires they work primarily on issues outside the scope of CDF’s portfolio. Additionally, because the important work done by leadership in Congress is not entirely captured by our model, Members of Congress in leadership roles tend to appear near the middle of our range of grades. There are some data limitations as well. A truly comprehensive measure of action taken on behalf of children would likely include things like floor statements, committee votes, votes on amendments, public leadership, and much more. An expansion of this Report Card to include those additional data may be possible in the future.

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