US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHR1139IntroAcknowledging the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, the first African-American woman in Congress.
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2018-11-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB7107IntroShirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-10-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7005IntroWildlife Disease Emergency Act of 2018
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2018-10-22
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB6137IntroGAAME Act of 2018 Guarantee Access to Arts and Music Education Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to specify that Title I funds (which support the instructional needs of students from low-income families) ...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5942IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB7063IntroLiver Illness Visibility, Education, and Research Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7052IntroNo Federal Funds for Public Charge Act of 2018
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2018-10-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7031IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2018
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2018-10-05
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3359EngrossCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to redesignate the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and ...
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2018-10-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6920IntroSchool Security is Homeland Security Grant Act of 2018
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2018-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB6919IntroCLASS Act of 2018 Coordinating and Leveraging Activities for School Security Act
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2018-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB6905IntroCoast Guard Academy Improvement Act
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2018-10-03
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB4895EngrossMedgar Evers Home National Monument Act
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6527IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6525IntroHigher Education Dream Act of 2018
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6886EngrossHEARTS Act of 2018 Health Equity and Access for Returning Troops and Servicemembers Act of 2018
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2018-10-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1106IntroSupporting the designation of October 6, 2018, as National Ostomy Awareness Day. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Ostomy Awareness Day. (Ostomy is type of surgery that creates an opening in the abdomen that allows for the remova...
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2018-09-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR1104IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of October as "National Domestic Violence Awareness Month" and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence and its devastating effects on i...
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB754EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-09-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 585.
USHB1272IntroCold Case Record Collections Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to establish a collection of cold case records about unsolved criminal civil rights cases that government offices must: (1) publicly d...
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6951IntroGet the Lead Out of Schools Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for schools and day care facilities that: (1) establishes a l...
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6382EngrossClarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHCR72EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that State courts should improve adjudications of custody where family violence is alleged. Expresses the sense of Congress that: ch...
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2018-09-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB6873IntroEITC Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6869IntroViolence Against Women Veterans Act
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2018-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6876IntroStrengthening Minority-Serving Institutions Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6827IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2018
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2018-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
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
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. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integr...
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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
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". Expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month.
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2018-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1060IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism. Commends Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2018-09-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
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. Expresses the sense of...
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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
USHB6505IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2018
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2018-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USHB6542IntroRestoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act
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2018-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6588IntroStudent Loan Bankruptcy Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
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