US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB7984IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance the Department of Homeland Security's oversight of certain intelligence matters, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-07
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB835EngrossRodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to knowingly influence (or attempt or conspire to influence) a major international sports competition by use of a prohibited substance or prohibited method. A violator is subject to crimi...
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2020-08-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 509.
USHB7916IntroTo temporarily waive section 115 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 as applied to the TANF and SNAP programs, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7906IntroTo amend title 40, United States Code, to include certain requirements for officers protecting Federal property, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB7897IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to provide a grant for research and training in the operation or establishment of an implicit bias training program, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB7892IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the duration of presumptive eligibility periods under the Medicaid program to allow presumptively eligible individuals to have more time to file applications for enrollment under State plans und...
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2020-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7820IntroTo establish the John Lewis Election Day holiday on November 3, 2020, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB7777IntroTo provide automatic forgiveness for paycheck protection program loans under $150,000, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7790IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal chapter 35 (relating to taxes on wagering).
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2020-07-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act This bill requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to disclose certain tax return information to the Department of Education (ED) for the purpose of administering f...
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2020-07-23
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHR1064IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7573EngrossTo direct the Architect of the Capitol to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain...
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2020-07-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB7761IntroTo provide for student loan forgiveness for public service workers whose employment may have been affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7764IntroTo temporarily modify child nutrition programs due to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4727EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for the mentor-protégé program of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which a mentor firm enters into an agreement with a protég...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB7700IntroTo direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an emergency temporary standard that requires operators to develop and implement a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect miners from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHR1052IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all young children and families should have access to high-quality child care that is affordable for families.
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7647IntroTo provide for a COVID-19-related delay regarding annual limitation on cost-sharing for group health plans and individual and small group health insurance coverage.
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1426IntroTimely Review of Infrastructure Act This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to address insufficient compensation of its personnel without regard to civil service laws. FERC must consult with the Office of Personnel Manage...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 48 - 3.
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1042IntroCalling on the Senate to rename the Russell Senate Office Building.
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Springfield Race Riot o...
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
USHB7521IntroSafe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act
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2020-07-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7532IntroEffective Death Penalty Appeals Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7551IntroEarned Income and Child Tax Credits Outreach Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7520IntroNational Broadband Plan for the Future Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7486IntroLibrary Stabilization Fund Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-07-02
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7481IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill establishes a loan program whereby the Small Business Administration (SBA) shall guarantee loan amounts to certain businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-07-02
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7447IntroTo direct the Federal Communications Commission to take certain actions to accelerate the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7459IntroCoronavirus Service Corps Act
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2020-07-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7477IntroWPA Act Workforce Promotion and Access Act
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2020-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7451IntroHEAL Act Helping Entrepreneurs Access Loans Act This bill establishes eligibility and provides funding for Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans and advance grants for eligible small businesses. Eligible small businesses are those that (...
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2020-07-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHB7380IntroHBCU Capital Finance Debt Relief Act
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2020-06-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHCR101IntroExpressing support for democratic elections in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. This resolution commends Guyana for holding peaceful, multiparty general and regional elections and supports the current recount of all ballots cast. It also calls on...
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2020-06-26
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB7371IntroRebuilding Main Street Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
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