Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Nydia Velázquez

Rep. Nydia Velázquez

Democrat, New York, 7th District
Office 202-225-2361 | @NydiaVelazquez | Facebook

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Grade

12

Votes for Children

62

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Velázquez has taken 12 votes that would help the children in her district. She has introduced 3 bills and cosponsored 59 bills to help children. Rep. Velázquez 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. Velázquez 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.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1212 the Kira Johnson Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.1308 the New Deal for New Americans Act of 2021.

  • voted for H.R.1319 the American Rescue Plan 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.1470 the Ending Qualified Immunity Act.

  • 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.1753 the Improving Access to Nutrition Act of 2021.

  • 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.1904 the Broadband Justice Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1919 the EATS Act of 2021.

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


  • 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.2730 the College for All Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2804 the Debt-Free College Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2817 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2886 the Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.3083 the Foster Youth Mentoring Act of 2021.

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.3216 the To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create parity for unmarried individuals and heads of household with respect to the temporary 2021 income phaseouts in the child tax credit..

  • co-sponsored H.R.3247 the Stop EITC and CTC Seizures Act.

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


  • 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.3617 the MORE 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.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4011 the Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4077 the Closing the Meal Gap 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.530 the REUNITE Act.

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.586 the STANDUP Act of 2021.

  • 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.604 the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2021.

  • co-sponsored H.R.616 the Emergency Water is a Human Right Act.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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