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Kamala D. Harris

United States Senate
Democratic Party

United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
501 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(202) 224-3553

a Senator from California; born in Oakland, Calif., October 20, 1964; B.A., Howard University, 1986; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1989; admitted to the California bar in 1990; deputy district attorney, Alameda County, Calif., 1990-1998; managing attorney, San Francisco District Attorney’s Office; chief of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Division on Children and Families; district attorney of San Francisco 2004-2011; attorney general of California 2011-2016; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023.

Sponsored Bills

Title
Subject
Summary
Status

S.RES.231

A resolution condemning the horrific anti-Semitic attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California, on April 27, 2019.
Crime and Law Enforcement
This resolution condemns the attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California, on April 27, 2019. It honors the memory of Lori Gilbert Kaye, who was killed. It expresses hope for recovery of the three individuals who were injured.

S.2219

A bill to clarify the rights of all persons who are held or detained at a port of entry or at any detention facility overseen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Immigration

S.2225

A bill to provide for the basic needs of students at institutions of higher education.
Education

S.2221

A bill to prohibit the expansion of immigration detention facilities, to improve the oversight of such facilities, and for other purposes.

S.2227

A bill to decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.

S.2112

A bill to enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes.
Labor and Employment

S.2111

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that it is unlawful to knowingly distribute private intimate visual depictions with reckless disregard for the individual's lack of consent to the distribution, and for other purposes.

S.2098

A bill to amend the Revised Statutes to grant State attorneys general the ability to issue subpoenas to investigate suspected violations of State laws that are applicable to national banks.
Finance and Financial Sector

S.2076

A bill to reform the screening and eviction policies for Federal housing assistance in order to provide fair access to housing, and for other purposes.
Housing and Community Development

S.1926

A bill to increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV.
Health

S.1911

A bill to amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to provide training services linked to employment demand through Upskill Accounts, and for other purposes.
Labor and Employment

S.1865

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to make certain changes with respect to bringing a civil action for the misappropriation of a trade secret, and for other purposes.
Crime and Law Enforcement

S.1780

A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for studies and reports relating to the impact of legislation on spending on children, and for other purposes.
Economics and Public Finance
Focus on Children Act This bill requires the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to produce studies and reports regarding federal spending on children. The CBO must provide studies of legislation containing changes in spending on children, upon the request of a congressional committee; an annual report regarding spending on children; and an annual report on the President's budget request for spending on children. The CBO may provide a warning report to Congress regarding a fiscal year in w...

S.1730

A bill to direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make grants to State and local governments and nongovernmental organizations for purposes of carrying out climate-resilient living shoreline projects that protect coastal communities by supporting ecosystem functions and habitats with the use of natural materials and systems, and for other purposes.
Public Lands and Natural Resources

S.1750

A bill to establish the Clean School Bus Grant Program, and for other purposes.
Transportation and Public Works
Clean School Bus Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy to establish in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy the Clean School Bus Grant Program for awarding grants to governmental and nonprofit entities responsible for providing school bus service for the replacement of existing school buses with electric buses.

S.1600

A bill to support States in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
Health

S.1458

A bill to codify the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program of the National Park Service, and for other purposes.
Public Lands and Natural Resources

S.1377

A bill to incentivize States and localities to improve access to justice, and for other purposes.
Crime and Law Enforcement

S.1299

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to local educational agencies to encourage girls and underrepresented minorities to pursue studies and careers in STEM fields.
Education

S.1110

A bill to provide for restoration, economic development, recreation, and conservation on Federal lands in Northern California, and for other purposes.
Public Lands and Natural Resources
Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the Northwest California Public Lands Remediation Partnership, the Trinity Lake and Del Norte County visitor centers, the Horse Mountain Special Management Area, the Elk Camp...