Jayapal, a Democrat, is the representative for Washington's 7th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Jayapal is next up for reelection in 2018.
Jayapal is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Jayapal has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Pramila Jayapal sits on the following committees:
Jayapal sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Jayapal’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 77: Condemning fear-mongering, racism, anti-Semitism, bigotry, and violence perpetrated by hate groups.
- H.R. 3592: South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2017
- H.Res. 471: Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, in Ballard, Washington.
- H.Res. 446: Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, ...
- H.R. 2696: Executive Office of Environmental Justice Act of 2017
- H.R. 2695: Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Act of 2017
- H.R. 2455: Separation of Government and President’s Financial Interests Act
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H.Res. 599: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes.
Nov 13, 2017. Passed 366/30.
H.R. 3911: Risk-Based Credit Examination Act
Nov 7, 2017. Passed 389/32.
H.R. 3911 amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) to make risk-based the annual reporting requirements of the Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSROs). Specifically, the legislation reduces the disproportionate burden the current reporting requirements impose on small NRSROs while still maintaining the ...
H.R. 2825: DHS Authorization Act of 2017
Jul 20, 2017. Passed 386/41.
H.R. 2825 authorizes the activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and provides necessary oversight and guidance to the Department to ensure that it is effectively carrying out the mission of securing the homeland. A full section-by-section of the legislation can be found here ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
From Jan 2017 to Dec 2017, Jayapal missed 13 of 680 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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