US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USHB4038IntroDHS Accountability Enhancement Act
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2017-10-12
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65.
USHB3913IntroAmerican Miners Pension Act of 2017
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB849IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under the PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to re...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
USHB3839IntroToday's American Dream Act
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR539IntroCalling for sickle-cell trait research, surveillance, and public education and awareness.
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3731IntroSecret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017
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2017-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1235EngrossNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3588IntroRED SNAPPER Act Regionally Empowered Decision-making for Snapper, Noting the Angling Public and the Preservation of an Exceptional Resource Act
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3838IntroTrust Preferred Securities Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR531IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2017 as "National Kinship Care Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Kinship Care Month. Honors the commitment and dedication of kinship caregivers and advocates. Encourages Cong...
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2017-09-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3770IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to extend through FY2022 and make appropriations for enhanced funding for the community health centers program.
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR523IntroExpressing disapproval of any act of the President to grant to himself or any member of his family, including those related solely by marriage, a reprieve or pardon for an offense against the United States.
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2017-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR524IntroRecognizing 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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2017-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3755IntroComprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3701IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2017-09-07
To House Administration Committee
USHB3521IntroStop Padding Presidential Pockets Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3440IntroDream Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to cancel removal and grant lawful permanent resident status on a conditional basis to an alien who is inadmissible or deportable or is in temporary protected status who: (...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR496IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump.
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2017-08-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR116IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting Congress and the States from abridging the right of citizens to affordable, quality health care. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that grants U.S. ci...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3304IntroHuman Trafficking Accountability Act
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3298PassWounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to: (1) families of employees of the U.S Capitol Police who were killed in the line of d...
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2017-08-04
Became Public Law No: 115-45. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3641IntroFree File Permanence Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the ...
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2017-08-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3409IntroAnti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHR447IntroDirecting 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 businesses owned or controlled by President Donald J. Trump. Di...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHB1927EngrossAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) 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 ...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3359IntroCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3375IntroJavier Vega, Jr. Memorial Act of 2017 This bill designates the checkpoint of the U.S. Border Patrol located on U.S. Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the "Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint."
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to specify that, for purposes of determining Medicare payment and reasonable costs for both inpatient and outpatient crit...
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3376IntroJobs Now Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR456IntroObjecting to the conduct of the President of the United States.
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2017-07-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2978IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2017-07-17
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E999-1000)
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3214IntroAnti-Voter Suppression Act
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2017-07-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB392IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) eliminate the per country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, and (2) increase the per country numerical limitation for fa...
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2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Yoder asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 392, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3059IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program...
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3060IntroPreventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR423IntroCondemning in the strongest terms the unprovoked and racially motivated murder of Lt. Richard W. Collins III in College Park, Maryland, on May 20, 2017, expressing concern for the rising tide of racist and hate-based activities being committed on our...
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2017-06-29
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2017-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2935IntroFreezing Russian Sanctions Act
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2017-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3034IntroJustin Smith Morrill Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-06-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB625EngrossREPORT Act Reporting Efficiently to Proper Officials in Response to Terrorism Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), 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
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". Supports the designation of the Department of Defense Laboratory Day 2017 i...
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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. Expresses strong disapproval of the President's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate chang...
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2017-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR386IntroRecognizing June 19, 2017, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, which commemorates the e...
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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. Expresses that the House of Representatives: remembers the victims, their families, the survivors, and the community one year since the Pulse nightclub s...
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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
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