Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Bennie Thompson

Rep. Bennie Thompson

Democrat, Mississippi, 2nd District
Office 202-225-5876 | @BennieGThompson | Facebook

B

Grade

11

Votes for Children

36

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Thompson has taken 11 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 36 bills to help children. Rep. Thompson has taken 0 actions we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 400 bills introduced during this Congress. So far, Rep. Thompson has taken the following action during this Congress:

  • voted against and co-sponsored H.R.1 the For the People 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.1347 the Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2021.

  • 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.152 the Ensuring HOMES 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 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.1847 the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2377 the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.2598 the COVID–19 Safe Birthing Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2730 the College for All Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2837 the Making Essentials Available and Lawful (MEAL) Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2851 the Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3089 the Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3246 the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3352 the Midwives for MOMS Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3453 the Anti-Hunger Pandemic Recovery Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3572 the Increasing Access to Mental Health in Schools Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3740 the Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3836 the Protecting our Students in Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3929 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3961 the COVER Now Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.4020 the Drug Policy Reform 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.5 the Equality 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.

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

  • 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.616 the Emergency Water is a Human Right Act.

  • voted for H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.825 the Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.835 the American Opportunity Accounts Act.

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

  • 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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