Rep. Karen Bass

Committee Assignments

Foreign Affairs Committee

  • Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations

 

Judiciary Committee

  • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
  • Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

 

Overcriminalization Task Force

 


Caucuses

 


Legislation Sponsored in the 115th Congress

H.R. 2795 
To increase coordination among relevant Federal Departments and agencies to address United States security and humanitarian interests in Yemen, and for other purposes.
Introduced: 06/07/2017
Cosponsors: 5
Latest action: Referred to the House Armed Services and Referred to House Foreign Affairs

 

H.R. 2115 Wakiesha’s Law
To encourage State, local and tribal jurisdictions to implement  and enforce appropriate and time-sensitive procedures to notify the next-of-kin or designated person upon the death or life-threatening emergency of an individual who is in the custody of law enforcement.
Introduced: 04/24/2017
Cosponsors: 1
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the House Judiciary Committee

 

H.R. 1605 Physician Assistant Education Public Health Initiatives Act of 2017
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide loan repayment incentives for physician assistants, and for other purposes.
Introduced: 03/17/2017
Cosponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health of the House Energy Commerce Committee and referred to the Subcommittee on Health of the House Ways and Means Committee

 

H.R. 1604 Health IT Modernization for Underserved Communities Act of 2017
To amend the title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend to physician assistants eligible for Medicaid incentive payments for the adoption and use of certified electronic health records, whether or not such physician assistants practice at a rural health center or Federally qualified health center.
Introduced: 03/17/2017
Cosponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health of the House Energy Commerce Committee

 

H.R. 1603 Physician Assistant Higher Education Modernization Act of 2017
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve education opportunities for physician assistants, and for other purposes.
Introduced: 03/17/2017
Cosponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

 

H.R. 1496
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the “Marvin Gaye Post Office.”
Introduced: 03/10/2017
Cosponsors: 19
Latest action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

 

H.R. 1432 SUCCESS Act
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the suspension of eligibility for grant loans, and work assistance for drug-related offenses.
Introduced: 03/08/2017
Cosponsors: 4
Latest action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

 

H.R. 1127 Student Loan Fairness Act
To increase purchasing power, strengthen economic recovery, and restore fairness in financing higher education in the United States through student loan forgiveness, caps on interest rates on student loans, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers, and for other purposes
Introduced: 02/16/2017
Cosponsors: 2
Latest action: Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee