Congressional Member Profiles

Rep.

Rep.

Democrat, Illinois, 4th District
Office 202-225-8203 | @RepChuyGarcia | Facebook

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Grade

17

Votes for Children

117

Bills Sponsored or Cosponsored

0

Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. represents a district with a child poverty rate of 20 percent. 8.2 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 14 percent are food insecure, and 4.1 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. has taken 17 votes that would help the children in his district. He has introduced 5 bills and cosponsored 112 bills to help children. Rep. has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

This report card includes information on more than 800 bills introduced during this Congress.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1011 the Protecting Sensitive Locations Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1012 the REUNITE Act.

  • voted for H.R.1112 the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.1122 the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.117 the NEWBORN Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1185 the FAMILY Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1266 the Ghost Guns Are Guns Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1279 the Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1296 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1364 the Child Care for Working Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1368 the Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1384 the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1560 the American Family Act of 2019.


  • co-sponsored H.R.1737 the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1856 the Ending Homelessness Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1868 the Health Care Affordability Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1878 the IDEA Full Funding Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1884 the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1897 the MOMMA’s Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1978 the Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2055 the An Act Targeting Resources to Communities in Need.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2075 the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2085 the CHOICE Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2300 the Eliminating Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2315 the Keep Our PACT Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2415 the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2674 the Gun Theft Prevention Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2708 the Disarm Hate Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2720 the Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2729 the PROTECT Immigration Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2763 the Keeping Families Together Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2775 the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2778 the Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.2867 the Ethan’s Law.

  • voted for H.R.2940 the To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019..

  • co-sponsored H.R.2958 the Increasing Access to Mental Health in Schools Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.302 the Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3077 the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3114 the Every Child Deserves a Family Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3157 the Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3172 the Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3222 the No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3312 the Family Reunification Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3315 the Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3394 the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment and Farm Safety of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.3401 the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3448 the Student Debt Cancellation Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3451 the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3452 the Help Separated Families Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3554 the End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3590 the Building Our Opportunities to Survive and Thrive Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3667 the Summer Meals and Learning Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3685 the Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2018.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3799 the Reuniting Families Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4 the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4107 the Funding Early Childhood is the Right IDEA Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4155 the Funding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4206 the Student and Taxpayer Protection Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4278 the Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4420 the Timely Mental Health for Foster Youth Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4436 the National Poverty Research Center Authorization Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.4674 the College Affordability Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.5 the Equality Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5004 the Schedules That Work Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5010 the State-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5069 the The Recognizing Poverty Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5071 the A Just Society: The Embrace Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5072 the A Just Society: A Place to Prosper Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.511 the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5187 the Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5191 the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5244 the Homes for All Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5271 the WRCR Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.532 the Alternatives to Detention Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5349 the Protect SNAP Act.


  • co-sponsored H.R.541 the Keep Families Together Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5469 the Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5581 the Access to Counsel Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.582 the Raise the Wage Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.5917 the Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

  • voted for H.R.6074 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.

  • voted for H.R.6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6308 the Housing is a Human Right Act of 2020.


  • co-sponsored H.R.6420 the All Dependent Children Count Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6430 the Suspend School Meal Debt Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6437 the Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6438 the To allow 2020 recovery rebates to be made on the basis of an individual’s taxpayer identification number..

  • co-sponsored H.R.6442 the Providing Americans Insured Days of Leave Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6445 the Food Assistance for Kids and Families During COVID-19 Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6485 the Recovery Rebates Improvement Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6496 the Emergency Money for the People Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6515 the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6553 the Automatic Boost to Communities Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6582 the Food for Working Families Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6674 the Medicare Crisis Program Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6680 the Strengthening Unemployment Insurance for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6714 the STAY HOME Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6724 the Public Health Emergency Shelter Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6797 the CHIPPER Act.

  • voted for H.R.6800 the The Heroes Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6801 the FEED the Children Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6820 the Emergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.6918 the Paycheck Recovery Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7027 the Child Care Is Essential Act.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7120 the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.7301 the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020.

  • voted for H.R.7327 the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7371 the Rebuilding Main Street Act of 2020.


  • co-sponsored H.R.748 the CARES Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7535 the Expanding SNAP Options Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.754 the Earned Income Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2019.


  • co-sponsored H.R.7743 the We Need Eviction Data Now Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.7764 the Child Nutrition Relief Act of 2020.

  • voted for H.R.7909 the Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.8020 the Make Billionaires Pay Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.8027 the Maternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020.

  • co-sponsored H.R.865 the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.95 the Homeless Veteran Families Act.

  • 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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