US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB6772IntroHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act
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2018-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency Committee
USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3635EngrossLocal Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2018 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the process by which Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) issue and reconsider local coverage determinations (LC...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6727IntroWater Technology Acceleration Act
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2018-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB6827IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1068IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6805IntroPregnant Women in Custody Act Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2018-09-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6382IntroExpanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 735.
USHB6785IntroEconomic Development Act for Distressed Zones of 2018
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2018-09-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1058IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2018-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6459EngrossTSA OPEN for Business Act TSA Opportunities to Pursue Expanded Networks for Business Act TSA OPEN for Business Act
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2018-09-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6430EngrossSecuring the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to restrict procurement of information technology, telecommunications equipment and serv...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6681IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6474IntroAG RESEARCH Act Augmenting Research and Educational Sites to Ensure Agriculture Remains Cutting-Edge and Helpful Act This bill amends the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to provide funding for maintenance at agricul...
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2018-08-16
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4895EngrossMedgar Evers Home National Monument Act
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2345PassNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-08-14
Became Public Law No: 115-233.
USHB6180IntroMental Health Care for Children Inhumanely Separated from Parents by the Federal Government Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR933IntroTo acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of reducing drug use, and for the House of Representatives to apologize to the individuals and communities that were victimized by this policy.
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6086IntroTo amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6542IntroRestoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act
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2018-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1005IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the border security policies, procedures, and activities as such relate to the interdiction of families by the U.S. Border Patrol b...
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2018-07-26
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 178.
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2018-07-25
ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6537IntroEducation Department Civil Rights Transparency Act
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2018-07-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6527IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2018-07-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6504IntroStop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for determining the unrelated business taxable income of tax-exempt organizations. The bill repeals a provision that requir...
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2018-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6505IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6525IntroHigher Education Dream Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1220EngrossTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Act that authorized the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in Washington, DC, ...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR927IntroCondemning the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy. Condemns the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy that is separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6485IntroJob Opportunities for All Act
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2018-07-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB959EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2022 support for nursing workforce programs and grants. Eligibility for advanced nursing education grants is expanded to inclu...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6467IntroFederal Jobs Guarantee Development Act of 2018
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2018-07-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1004IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6437IntroSecure America from Russian Interference Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5238EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1234 Saint Johns Place in Brooklyn, New York, as the "Major Robert Odell Owens Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1234 Saint Jo...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR993IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization...
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2018-07-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1898IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement. This bil...
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2018-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Blackburn asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1898, a bill originally introduced by Representative Meehan, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB6340IntroCapping Prescription Costs Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions and the forced labor of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on all parties to the conflict in Libya, including parties to the ...
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2018-07-10
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR974IntroSupporting African American's Music Education.
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6280IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6144IntroKnow the Lowest Price Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6230IntroFairness for Farm Workers Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 with respect to agricultural workers. The bill requires employers, beginning in 2019, to compensate agricultural workers for hours worked in excess of their regular h...
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2018-06-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6201IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a National Advisory Committee on Individuals with Disabilities in All-Hazards Emergencies.
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2018-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR948IntroRecognizing June 19, 2018, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2018-06-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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