US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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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
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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2018-07-19
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB6459IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require a strategy to diversify the technology stakeholder marketplace regarding the acquisition by the Transportation Security Administration of security screening technologies, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-19
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB6437IntroTo combat subversive activities of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2345IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2018-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 646.
USHB6430IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to implement certain requirements for information relating to supply chain risk, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-18
To House Homeland Security 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
USHB6382IntroClarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018
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2018-07-16
To House Small Business 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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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB959IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 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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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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 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 recognition of h...
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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 of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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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
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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2018-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security 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
USHB6180IntroMental Health Care for Children Inhumanely Separated from Parents by the Federal Government Act of 2018
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2018-06-21
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
USHB6137IntroGAAME Act of 2018 Guarantee Access to Arts and Music Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6143IntroPatient Right to Know Drug Prices Act
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2018-06-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6144IntroKnow the Lowest Price Act of 2018
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2018-06-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6103IntroNational Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018 This bill establishes a National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico to examine the federal preparedness, response, and rec...
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2018-06-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6086IntroTo amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.
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2018-06-13
To House Judiciary 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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2018-06-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR898IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to homeland security information produced and disseminated regardi...
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2018-06-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 152.
USHB6048IntroCOUNT Victims Act Counting Our Unexpected Natural Tragedies' Victims Act of 2018 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to contract with the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a study of matters concerning best practice...
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2018-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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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2018-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6005IntroMinorities in Aviation Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHR914IntroRecognizing 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. Expresses...
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2018-05-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1094IntroWeekend Voting Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to change the timing for regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives, Senate, and electors of the President and Vice President to the first Saturday and ...
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2018-05-24
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Brendan F. Boyle (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1094, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR834IntroExpressing no confidence in the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and calling for the immediate resignation of the Administrator. Calls for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5710IntroThe Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5510IntroReentry and Reunification Act of 2018
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2018-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4895EngrossMedgar Evers Home National Monument Act
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2018-05-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5845IntroNo Couches for Congress Act
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2018-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5814IntroEducators Expense Deduction Modernization Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the deduction from gross income for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, to: (1) increase from $250 to $500 the annual ...
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2018-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR888IntroReaffirming support for increased media diversity, expressing support for the recognition of the month of May as "Media Diversity Month", and encouraging appreciation, awareness, and support for small, independent, diverse, and local media entities. ...
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHR774IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland sec...
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2018-05-09
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Curbelo (FL). Petition No: 115-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5728IntroWorkplace Democracy Act
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2018-05-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR863IntroHonoring Velvalea "Vel" Phillips for a life of public service.
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2018-04-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1135EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB5565IntroWE Work Act Women's Equality Workforce Oversight Act
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2018-04-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5536IntroDisabled Access Credit Expansion Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for expenditures by an eligible small business to provide access to disabled individuals, to: (1) increase from $10,250 to $20,500 the ann...
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2018-04-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4547PassStrengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 TITLE I--STRENGTHENING OVERSIGHT AND BENEFICIARY PROTECTION (Sec. 101) This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make annual grants to each state's protectio...
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2018-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-165.
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