Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Maxine Waters

Rep. Maxine Waters

Democrat, California, 43rd District
Office 202-225-2201 | @RepMaxineWaters | Facebook

B

Grade

12

Votes for Children

29

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

During the 117th Congress, Rep. Waters has taken 12 votes that would help the children in her district. She has introduced 2 bills and cosponsored 27 bills to help children. Rep. Waters 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. Waters 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.

  • voted for H.R.1446 the Enhanced Background Checks 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.1706 the Emergency Homelessness Assistance Act of 2021.



  • co-sponsored H.R.1808 the Assault Weapons Ban 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.2730 the College for All 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.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.3519 the Stop Child Hunger Act of 2021.

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

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

  • co-sponsored H.R.4237 the Tenant Empowerment Act of 2021.

  • voted for and co-sponsored 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.616 the Emergency Water is a Human Right Act.

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

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