Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Ritchie Torres

Rep. Ritchie Torres

Democrat, New York, 15th District
Office 202-225-4361 | @RepRitchie | Facebook

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Grade

12

Votes for Children

49

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Torres has taken 12 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 0 bills and cosponsored 49 bills to help children. Rep. Torres 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. Torres 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.1177 the U.S. Citizenship Act.

  • 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.1470 the Ending Qualified Immunity Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored 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.1783 the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.1904 the Broadband Justice Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2283 the Teaching Asian Pacific American History Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.235 the Public Housing Emergency Response Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2358 the Voter Empowerment 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.2513 the Lead Abatement for Families Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2664 the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2713 the Territorial Equity Act of 2021.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.2766 the Families Belong Together Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2814 the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2859 the Restoring Neighborhoods and Strengthening Communities Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2925 the Freedom for Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3063 the MOMMIES Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3111 the Grandfamily Housing Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3115 the Universal School Meals Program Act of 2021.

  • 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.3391 the Universal Full-Day Kindergarten Act.

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.3772 the Housing Is a Human Right Act of 2021.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.816 the Restoring Communities Left Behind 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.928 the American Family Act of 2021.

  • 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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