Alleged misconduct & resolution
On June 28, Rep. Jayapal was arrested for crowding, obstructing, or incommoding, during a protest inside a Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. The House Committee on Ethics concluded that no further investigation was needed since Rep. Jayapal had paid a $50 fine and charges were dropped.
|Jun. 25, 2018||House Committee on Ethics concluded that no further investigation was needed since Rep. Jayapal had paid a $50 fine and charges were dropped.|
Read our 2019 Report Card for Jayapal.
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 from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 4, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
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.R. 7076: To ensure ethical and accountable use of COVID-19 relief funds, to prevent corruption ...
- H.R. 6918: To direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a grant program for ...
- H.R. 6906: To provide reimbursements for certain costs of health care items and services, including ...
- H.R. 6674: Medicare Crisis Program Act of 2020
- H.R. 6537: FIRST Act
- H.R. 6308: Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020
- H.R. 5581: Access to Counsel Act of 2020
From Jan 2017 to May 2020, Jayapal missed 32 of 2,026 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: