Equality California & Silver State Equality 2021 Federal Scorecard

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EQUALITY CALIFORNIA & SILVER STATE EQUALITY FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE SCORECARD

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A MESSAGE

FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TONY HOANG, NEVADA STATE DIRECTOR ANDRÉ C. WADE AND NATIONAL POLICY DIRECTOR VALERIE PLOUMPIS

Dear Friends, With a change of leadership in the White House and Democratic majorities in both the U.S. Senate and House, the legislative outlook in Washington, D.C. for 2021 looked promising for the LGBTQ+ community. President Joe Biden offered a calming hand to help restore confidence in our federal government following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer spearheaded an ambitious agenda on everything from voting protections and police reform to economic stimulus and immigrant rights. Equality California and Silver State Equality partnered with the Congressional delegations from California and Nevada to support several bills protecting the LGBTQ+ community. Our priority legislation would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; improve the collection of hate crimes statistics; require the government to collect more data based on sexual orientation and gender identity; protect a women’s right to an abortion; and provide stronger support to LGBTQ+ people who experience sexual and domestic violence.

legislation is unlikely to move given the dynamics in the Senate, and Democratic control of both chambers hangs in the balance with the November election. Despite all the uncertainty in our country, during the coming year we will continue to support our legislative priorities and defend our Congressional allies from California and Nevada. We have many legislative champions who have worked over the years to protect LGBTQ+ people and the diverse communities with which we identify, and we plan to turn to them during this tumultuous period. In solidarity, Tony Hoang Executive Director

André C. Wade Nevada State Director

Valerie Ploumpis National Policy Director

Many of the long overdue bills addressing voting rights, racial justice and immigration sailed through the House but stalled in the Senate. This year — 2022 — may be one filled with caution and lowered expectations. The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether to greatly restrict abortion rights, major

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“We’ve had great celebrations, and we also know the struggle that so many are still facing...this year alone, there are 250 anti-LGBTQ bills around the country...including prohibiting transgender youth from receiving medical care and participating in sports, the prohibition on transgender people being able to access a restroom, voter rights, in addition to nearly 400 anti-voter bills that are popping up in various states in our country.” U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris

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“We work closely with Equality California to pass pro-LGBTQ+ legislation and to defeat legislation that is problematic for our community.” Senator Scott Wiener

SCORED FEDERAL LEGISLATION House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats continued their advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community by passing a wave of pro-equality legislation in 2021. Equality California and Silver State Equality’s 2021 federal scorecard includes eight House floor votes on priority bills, one Senate floor vote, and co-sponsorship of 11 other priority bills. For the People Act H.R. 1 by Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) and S. 1 by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) The For the People Act would change Congressional campaign funding, set standards for voting, and establish new ethical standards for lobbyists, lawmakers, federal officials and U.S. Supreme Court justices. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

Equality Act H.R. 5 by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and S. 393 by Sen. Jeff Merkeley (D-OR) The Equality Act would amend existing federal civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in public spaces and services and federally funded programs. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

American Dream and Promise Act* H.R. 6 by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) This bill would allow adults who entered the U.S. as undocumented children to earn lawful permanent residence and citizenship. It also extends protections and provides a path to citizenship for people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act* H.R. 1280 by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) This police misconduct and abuse bill would make it easier to hold police officers accountable through criminal charges and civil penalties. It would require the use of de-escalation techniques; ban chokeholds and no-knock warrants in drug-related cases; create a national registry to track; mandate additional training for all law enforcement; require data collection on all investigatory activities; allow deadly force only as a last resort; require officers to employ de-escalation tactics first; limit the transfer of military-grade equipment to state and local law enforcement; and require federal uniformed police officers to wear body cameras, and marked federal police vehicles to be equipped with dashboard cameras. It would also grant the U.S. Department of Justice subpoena power to determine whether there has been a “pattern” of misconduct or bias and help state attorneys general investigate problematic police departments. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

National Origin-Based Anti-Discrimination for Nonimmigrants Act (NO BAN) Act H.R. 1333 by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) and S. 1891 by Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) This legislation would stop U.S. presidents from banning the entry of individuals into the U.S. based on their religion or national origin. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

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“Today, Americans mark a solemn milestone: forty years since the discovery of HIV/AIDS, a disease that has inflicted nearly unparalleled anguish, pain and devastation on our country and world. On this day, we take time to mourn the hundreds of thousands of Americans we have lost to this vicious disease and pray for all grieving their tragic loss. We also pay tribute to the more than one million Americans living with HIV today, who have bravely battled not only the virus but its cruel stigma.” U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

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Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act* H.R. 1620 by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) This legislation would provide states with funding to prosecute sexual and domestic violence offenders, and provide critical services to victims of disproportionately-targeted groups, including Native Americans, immigrants and LGBTQ+ people. The bill also reauthorizes the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

Women’s Health Protection Act H.R. 3755 by Rep Judy Chu (D-CA) and S. 1975 by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

“The fact that the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act has gained such widespread support shows the Asian American community that we are not alone in combatting violence and bigotry.” U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

This legislation reinforces a person’s right to an abortion in federal law, and provides guidance to states and courts about medical providers’ ability to deliver abortion services without needless waiting periods, burdensome hospital admitting privileges, or unnecessary medical procedures, like ultrasounds. Status: Passed by the House; awaiting action in the Senate.

COVID-19 Hate Crimes S. 937 by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and H.R. 1843 by Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) and This bill requires the U.S. Justice Department to expedite the review of hate crimes triggered by COVID-19, curb racist language used to describe the COVID-19 pandemic, help state and local law enforcement establish online hate crime reporting systems, and expand public education programs. It also would modernize crime reporting, support state-run hate crime hotlines, improve hate crime reporting and data collection, and allow courts to require certain hate crime offenders participate in community service or education programs. Status: Signed into law by President Biden. *These bills are only scored for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, as they were not introduced nor voted upon in the U.S. Senate.

LEGISLATION SUPPORTED, BUT NOT SCORED In addition to our scored legislation in 2021, we supported a number of important pieces of legislation that did not receive votes in the full House or Senate but that we believe would significantly improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people and the diverse communities to which we belong. We selected these nine pieces of legislation because they show the breadth of issues we engage on in Washington, D.C., and we indicated which members of the California and Nevada delegations are currently co-sponsors of these critical bills, as of December 31, 2021.

U.S. Citizenship Act H.R. 1177 by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) and S. 348 by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Strongly supported by President Biden, this bill would reform major areas of the U.S. immigration system. Specifically, it would provide an earned path to citizenship, address the root causes of migration, responsibly manage the Southern U.S. border, and reform the immigrant visa system. Under this proposal, discrimination against LGTBQ+ families and other categories of non-immigrants would end.

International Human Rights Defense Act H.R. 1201 by Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and S. 424 by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) This bill would direct the U.S. State Department to create a permanent Special Envoy on the Human Rights of LGBTQ+ People to coordinate all federal programs defending the human rights of the LGBTQ+ community internationally, and to prevent and respond to discrimination and violence against LGBTQ+ people around the world.

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“The military services need qualified personnel, including our brave transgender servicemembers, who put their lives on the line to defend the homeland and our freedom. We owe them respect and appreciation in return, including respect for their gender identity or expression.” U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) Chair, House Military Personnel Subcommittee

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Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act H.R. 2234 by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and S. 1021 by Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) The EACH Act would restore abortion coverage to women who receive health care or insurance through the federal government by repealing the Hyde Amendment, and prohibit state or local governments from restricting coverage of abortion by private health insurance plans.

REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act** H.R. 1305/H.R. 6111 by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)

“It is imperative that we address stigma and discrimination, and repeal punitive laws against people living with HIV. We must come together to protect lifesaving public health programs to realize our shared goal of achieving an AIDS-free generation.” U.S. Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) Co-Chair, Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus

This bill would require the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Justice and Defense to complete an assessment of outdated, ineffective federal laws and policies and state civil commitment laws that target people who test positive for HIV for unique and unwarranted punishment; and to develop recommendations for amendment or repeal of unnecessary and unsound federal policies, including the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). It also requires the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) to develop and publish essential principles for the appropriate use of civil and criminal law as it applies to HIV exposure and prevention, as well as examples of recommended approaches to guide states’ evaluation and reform of outdated, ineffective policies that reinforce outdated and stigmatizing beliefs about HIV and undermine national and state plans to end the HIV epidemic. In many states, people living with HIV can be criminally prosecuted for consensual sex even if they first tell their partner they have HIV. In essence, the laws make legal behavior — having including kissing and having consensual sex — illegal just because it is conducted by an HIV‐ positive person, even if the actions pose zero risk of transmitting HIV.

Do No Harm Act H.R. 1378 by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and S. 2752 Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) The Do No Harm Act would clarify that the original intent of the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) was to protect religious exercise, which cannot be used to violate civil rights by using the justification of religious exemptions.

The John Lewis Every Child Deserves a Family Act H.R. 3488 by Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL), Angie Craig (D-MN), and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) and S. 1848 by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) This legislation would prohibit federally funded child welfare service providers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status and religion — thereby increasing the number of foster and adoptive homes available and providing services to LGBTQ+ and religious minority children. It would ban conversion therapy for foster youth and require data collection on LGBTQ+ foster youth and parents. It also would require federally funded foster care services and staff training to be affirming of the complex social identities of children in foster care — including their race, skin color, national origin, ability, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity — as is currently required for runaway and homeless youth.

Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act H.R. 3800 by Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) and S. 1996 by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) The GLOBE Act would protect and promote LGBTQ+ rights around the world by using existing sanctions to punish countries that abuse LGBTQ+ people, ensure U.S. foreign assistance and global health programs include LGBTQ+ people, decriminalize LGBTQ+ status in rule-of-law programs, ensure fair access to asylum and refugee programs for LGBTQ+ people who face persecution, direct the U.S. State Department to issue non-binary (X-markers) on U.S. passports, and clarify under U.S. law that children who are born abroad by assisted reproductive technology, including surrogacy, to U.S. citizen couples who are legally married, are automatically U.S. citizens.

LGBTQ+ Data Inclusion Act H.R. 4176 by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and S. 2287 by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) This proposal would require all federal population surveys to collect voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Safe School Improvement Act H.R. 4402 by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) and S. 2410 by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) This legislation would require school districts to implement comprehensive anti-bullying and harassment policies that ensure the safety and well-being of their students, including youth who are bullied or harassed on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act** S. 2242 by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) This legislation would prohibit commercial conversation therapy, a practice designed to forceably change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. **These bills are only included for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, as they were not introduced nor voted upon in the U.S. Senate.

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EQUALITY CALIFORNIA FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE SCORECARD

2021 Methodology In the scorecard that follows, the analysis of votes is based on House and Senate floor votes, as well as co-sponsorship of priority legislation that did not receive a vote on the House and/or Senate floors. Co-sponsoring or voting for pro-equality legislation are indicated by “1” while failing to co-sponsor or vote for pro-equality legislation are indicated by “0”. Members who were present but did not vote are denoted by an “A” for “abstaining,” which is scored as a “no” vote on supported legislation, or a “yes” vote on legislation opposed by Equality California and Silver State Equality. Members who were officially absent for a vote or have an express policy against co-sponsoring any legislation that may come before a committee of which they serve as chair did not have that vote or co-sponsorship factored into their rating and are denoted on the scorecard with an “E” for “excused.” Missed votes on scored legislation may be excused if: the legislator was a co-sponsor; voted with Equality California and Silver State Equality’) during a committee vote; or was absent from the floor on official business. The overall score reflects officials’ votes for, or co-sponsorship of, legislation scored by Equality California and Silver State Equality (highlighted in DARK BLUE) as of December 31, 2021. Highlighted in YELLOW is co-sponsorship of priority legislation NOT factored into this year’s scoring, but it may in the future. Openly LGBTQ+ Members are denoted with an “*” and sponsors of priority pro-equality legislation are denoted with a “+” next to their names. The Speaker of the House traditionally does not co-sponsor or vote on legislation but does decide which legislation makes it to the House floor. As such, Speaker Pelosi has been excused from co-sponsorship of Equality California’s priority legislation, and her 2021 score is based only on the limited floor votes that she cast.

“I cast my vote for the Equality Act to uphold the basic promise that everyone should have full and equal civil rights protections under the law.” U.S. Representative Susie Lee (D-NV) 16 | Equality California 2021 Federal Legislative Scorecard

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“To all transgender Americans watching at home, especially the young people. You’re so brave. I want you to know your president has your back.” President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. First Joint Address to Congress, April 2021

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District

H.R. 1

H.R. 5

H.R. 6

H.R. 1280

H.R. 1333

H.R. 1620

H.R. 3755

S. 937

Total

H.R. 1201

H.R. 1305/ H.R. 6111

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3488

H.R. 3800

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3800

H.R. 1201

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

US House - CA

Party

US House - CA

Members Aguilar

D

31

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Aguilar

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Barragan

D

44

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Barragan

1

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Bass

D

37

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Bass

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Bera

D

7

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Bera

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

Brownley

D

26

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Brownley

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Calvert

R

42

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Calvert

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Carbajal

D

24

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Carbajal

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Cárdenas

D

29

1

1

1

1

1

E

1

1

100%

Cárdenas

1

0

1

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

Chu

D

27

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Chu

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Correa

D

46

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Correa

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Costa

D

16

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Costa

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

DeSaulnier

D

11

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

DeSaulnier

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

Eshoo

D

18

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Eshoo

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Garamendi

D

3

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Garamendi

0

0

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

1

Garcia

R

25

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Garcia

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

Gomez

D

34

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Gomez

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harder

D

10

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Harder

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Huffman

D

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Huffman

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

Issa

R

50

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Issa

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Jacobs

D

53

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Jacobs

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

Khanna

D

17

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Khanna

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Kim

R

39

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Kim

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

LaMalfa

R

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0%

LaMalfa

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Lee

D

13

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Lee

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Levin

D

49

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Levin

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

1

Lieu

D

33

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Lieu

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

Lofgren

D

19

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Lofgren

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

Lowenthal

D

47

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Lowenthal

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

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“The United States must continue to defend the innate rights of all human beings across the globe—including the LGBTQI community—to live, love, and prosper. We can and must do no less.” U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)

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District

H.R. 1

H.R. 5

H.R. 6

H.R. 1280

H.R. 1333

H.R. 1620

H.R. 3755

S. 937

Total

H.R. 1201

H.R. 1305/ H.R. 6111

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3488

H.R. 3800

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3800

H.R. 1201

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

US House - CA

Party

US House - CA

Members Matsui

D

6

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Matsui

1

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

McCarthy

R

23

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

McCarthy

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

0

1

0

0

McClintock

R

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0%

McClintock

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

McNerney

D

9

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

McNerney

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Napolitano

D

32

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Napolitano

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

Nunes

R

22

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Nunes

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Obernolte

R

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Obernolte

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Panetta

D

20

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Panetta

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Pelosi

D

12

1

1

1

E

1

1

1

1

100%

Pelosi

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Peters

D

52

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Peters

1

0

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Porter

D

45

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Porter

1

0

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Roybal-Allard

D

40

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Roybal-Allard

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Ruiz

D

36

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Ruiz

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Sánchez

D

38

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Sánchez

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Schiff

D

28

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Schiff

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Sherman

D

30

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Sherman

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Speier

D

14

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Speier

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Steel

R

48

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Steel

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Swalwell

D

15

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Swalwell

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Takano

D

41

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Takano

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Thompson

D

5

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Thompson

1

0

1

1

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Torres

D

35

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Torres

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Valadao

D

21

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Valadao

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Vargas

D

51

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Vargas

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Waters

D

43

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Waters

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

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District

H.R. 1

H.R. 5

H.R. 6

H.R. 1280

H.R. 1333

H.R. 1620

H.R. 3755

S. 937

Total

H.R. 1201

H.R. 1305/ H.R. 6111

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3488

H.R. 3800

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

H.R. 1378

H.R. 1177

H.R. 2234

H.R. 3800

H.R. 1201

H.R. 4176

H.R. 4402

US House - NV

Party

US House - NV

Members Amodei

R

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13%

Amodei

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Horsford

D

4

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Horsford

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

Lee

D

3

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Lee

0

0

0

1

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Titus

D

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

100%

Titus

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Members

“Every American — no matter their sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation — deserves the right to live free from discrimination and prejudice.” U.S. Representative Steven Horsford (D-NV)

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Party

S. 1

S. 393

S. 937

S. 1891

S. 1975

Total

S. 2752

S. 1021

S. 1996

S. 424

S. 1848

S. 2287

S. 2410

S. 2287

S. 2242

US SENATE - CA

Members Feinstein

D

1

1

1

1

1

100%

1

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

Padilla

D

1

1

1

1

1

100%

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

“I’ve worked closely with Equality California throughout my career and I am proud to be an ally in the fight for LGBTQ+ civil rights and social justice.” U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) 28 | Equality California 2021 Federal Legislative Scorecard

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Party

S. 1

S. 393

S. 937

S. 1891

S. 1975

Total

S. 2752

S. 1021

S. 1996

S. 424

S. 1848

S. 2287

S. 2410

S. 2287

S. 2242

US SENATE - NV

Members Cortez Masto

D

1

1

1

1

1

100%

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

Rosen

D

1

1

1

1

1

100%

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

“LGBTQ+ Americans have fiercely fought for social and political equality for decades but continue to face discrimination in a host of areas...I’m proud to support the Equality Act, and I will continue to fight for the fundamental rights of communities in Nevada that face harmful and unjust barriers.” U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) 30 | Equality California 2021 Federal Legislative Scorecard

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“As a millennial lawmaker, reproductive healthcare is my healthcare. And it’s time we started treating it like the central issue that it is.” U.S. Representative Sara Jacobs (D-CA)

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