Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Donald Payne

Rep. Donald Payne

Democrat, New Jersey, 10th District
Office 202-225-3436 | @RepDonaldPayne | Facebook

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Grade

17

Votes for Children

63

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Payne has taken 17 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 1 bill and cosponsored 62 bills to help children. Rep. Payne 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, Rep. Payne has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1 the For the People Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • voted for H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.40 the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.51 the Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.55 the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.79 the NEWBORN Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.259 the End Diaper Need Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.369 the Health Care Affordability Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.447 the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.485 the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.603 the Raise the Wage Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.604 the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.729 the Strength in Diversity Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.748 the Ethan’s Law.

  • co-sponsored H.R.764 the Keep Our PACT Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.795 the Coronavirus Assistance for American Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.804 the FAMILY Act.

  • voted for H.R.826 the Divided Families Reunification Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.909 the Moms Matter Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.925 the Data to Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.928 the American Family Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.937 the Tech To Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.943 the Social Determinants for Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.945 the To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinar.

  • co-sponsored H.R.948 the Justice for Incarcerated Moms Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.950 the IMPACT to Save Moms Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.959 the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1280 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.1379 the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1446 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1454 the Ghost Guns Are Guns Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1570 the George Floyd Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1603 the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.1620 the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1752 the COOL OFF Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1808 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2465 the Healthy Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2513 the Lead Abatement for Families Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2576 the For the 99.5 Percent Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3126 the Healthy MOM Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3149 the HEAL for Immigrant Families Act of 2021.


  • co-sponsored H.R.3312 the Real Education and Access for Healthy Youth Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3407 the MOM­MA’s Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3474 the Keeping All Students Safe Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3488 the John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3580 the Eviction Prevention Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3617 the MORE Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4077 the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4402 the Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4442 the Green New Deal for Public Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4495 the Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4496 the Ending Homelessness Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4497 the Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4791 the Protecting Renters from Evictions Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4805 the Safe School Drinking Water Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4826 the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5011 the Choose Medicare Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5285 the Extend Unemployment Assistance Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.5307 the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.5487 the SHINE for Autumn Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.5551 the Improving the Health of Children Act.

  • voted for H.R.5561 the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5595 the College Student Hunger Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.6225 the Federal Firearm Licensee Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6272 the College Student Hunger Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6585 the Jumpstart on College Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6877 the Amir Locke End Deadly No-Knock Warrants Act.

  • 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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