US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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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.
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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.
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.
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
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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2017-07-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1927EngrossAfrican 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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2017-07-27
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.
USHB3409IntroAnti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2017
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2017-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3375IntroJavier Vega, Jr. Memorial Act of 2017
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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
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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
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means 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
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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
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".
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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
USHB2935IntroFreezing Russian Sanctions Act
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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. 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.
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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 This bill repeals the requirement that a portion of aviation security service fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited into the general fund of the Treasury...
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2017-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a unified, anti-human trafficking campaign to be known as th...
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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
USHB2404IntroImproving the Treatment of the U.S. Territories Under Federal Health Programs Act of 2017
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2017-05-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4418-4419)
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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), before establishing a Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) u...
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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. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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.
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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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB2328IntroLow-Income Sewer and Water Assistance Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to require the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a pilot program that awards grants ...
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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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act to include among the functions of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans to review and incorporate into DHS policy fee...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1865IntroAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to specify that communications decency provisions protecting providers or users of interactive computer services from liability for t...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
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