US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB625EngrossREPORT Act Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and, as appro...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2283EngrossDHS MORALE Act Department of Homeland Security Morale, Recognition, Learning and Engagement Act of 2017
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2017-06-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2978IntroTo amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR341IntroRecognizing the contributions of Defense laboratories to national security and supporting the designation of May 18, 2017, as the "Department of Defense Laboratory Day 2017".
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHR390IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2017-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2935IntroTo codify Executive Order 13694 (relating to blocking the property of certain persons engaging in significant malicious cyber-enabled activities) and to codify certain Executive orders imposing sanctions in relation to the situation in Ukraine.
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2017-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR386IntroRecognizing June 19, 2017, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2017-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2854IntroAmerica Votes Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To House Administration Committee
USHR361IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Calls o...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR354IntroCondemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future. Expresses t...
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2017-06-06
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 286). (text: CR H4628-4629)
USHB2514IntroFASTER Act Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoration Act
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2017-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USHB1135IntroTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Universitie...
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2017-06-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 104.
USHB2282IntroEquality Act This bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. The bill defines: "sex" to include ...
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2017-06-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB15IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a seven year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill...
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2017-05-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR367IntroEstablishing the Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. Establishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on: the causes of mass shootings, methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background c...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB1370EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2589IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends title II (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to waive, for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, the 24-month waiting period for Medicar...
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2017-05-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR337IntroExpressing support for designation of May as Stroke Awareness Month. Expresses support for the designation of Stroke Awareness Month. Encourages: (1) support for the efforts, programs, services, and advocacy of organizations that work to enhance publ...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2281EngrossBorder Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB356IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election to examine any attempts or activities by the Russian government or other governments, persons or entitie...
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2017-05-17
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Swalwell (CA). Petition No: 115-2.
USHB2309IntroRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USHB2477IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2017-05-17
To House Budget Committee
USHB1715IntroMedgar Evers House Study Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the home of the late civil rights activist Medgar Evers, located at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, Mississ...
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2017-05-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USHB267EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The bill replaces t...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 62.
USHB2328IntroLow-Income Sewer and Water Assistance Program Act of 2017
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2017-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHR314IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.
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2017-05-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB455EngrossTo designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the U.S. courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Missis...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1372EngrossHomeland Security for Children Act
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2017-04-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2130IntroCivil Rights Legacy of Medgar Wiley Evers Congressional Gold Medal Act 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 to Myrlie E...
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2017-04-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1927IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2017-04-17
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1777IntroTo amend titles 10 and 32, United States Code, to improve and enhance authorities relating to the employment, use, status, and benefits of military technicians (dual status), and for other purposes.
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2084IntroYear-Round Pell Grant Restoration Act
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2017-04-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1902IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR235IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the Department of Homeland Security's research, integration, and analysis activities relating to Russian Government interference in...
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2017-04-07
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 40.
USHB19IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes a comprehensive women's history museum within the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, to provide for: (1) the collection, study, and establishment of programs related to women's cont...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2082IntroFor the relief of Daniela Vargas. Provides for the relief of Daniela Vargas.
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2045IntroCommunity College Energy Training Act of 2017
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2017-04-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB305IntroPresidential Tax Transparency Act This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the President and certain candidates for President to disclose federal income tax returns for the three most recent taxable years in reports filed with...
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2017-04-05
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Eshoo. Petition No: 115-1.
USHB1870IntroPolice Training and Independent Review Act of 2017
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2017-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1869IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2017-04-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1503IntroSOLVE Act 2.0 of 2017 Statue of Liberty Values Act 2.0 of 2017 This bill states that: (1) beginning on March 6, 2017, Executive Order 13780, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States," is null and void, shall...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR184IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications with the government of Russia. Requests the President, and directs the Atto...
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2017-03-31
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 31.
USHB1825IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1772IntroAIM HIGH Act Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and the Secretary of Education to establish an independent commission to d...
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2017-03-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1365EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act
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2017-03-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1606IntroDOC Access Act Dentist and Optometric Care Access Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1676IntroPalliative 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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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1711IntroMAR-A-LAGO Act Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act
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2017-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1054IntroBotanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Park Service, and other...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
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