US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB7174Intro
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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reauthorize the National Computer Forensics Institute of the United States Secret Service, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-21
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHR1190Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of November 9, 2022, as "Gold Star Father's Day".
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2022-06-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8079Intro
25%
To amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to remove the exclusion of certain small business concerns from the disadvantaged business enterprise program, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB5768Intro
25%
To direct the Attorney General to establish a grant program to establish, create, and administer the violent incident clearance and technology investigative method, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 14.
USHB1548Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-06-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3525PassEstablishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-06-13
Became Public Law No: 117-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2377Engross
50%
Authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue federal extreme risk protection orders. Additionally, the bill establishes grants to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws at the state and local levels, ext...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8015Intro
25%
Directs the Election Assistance Commission to establish a program to make payments to states to provide enhanced pay for election workers, including individuals serving as election officials or poll workers on a temporary or unpaid basis.
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2022-06-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB3630Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of (1) standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments that are prescribed by a physician or other specified health care p...
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2022-06-08
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Schakowsky.
USHR1152Intro
25%
Condemning the atrocity that occurred in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, 2022, in which 10 Americans were killed and 3 were injured, and in which 11 of the 13 victims were Black Americans, condemning the Great Replacement Theory as a White supremacist ...
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1152 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5363; text: CR H5363)
USHB301Intro
25%
Designates the composition consisting of the words and music known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the national hymn of the United States.
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2022-06-07
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 81.
USHB3648Intro
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Modifies requirements related to employment-based visas and addresses related issues. The bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15% and eliminates the per-c...
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2022-06-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHB7807Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for, and extend authorization of, certain programs for homeless veterans.
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2022-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB4426PassRequires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that the needs of children are considered in homeland security planning. Specifically, each DHS office and component must take into account the needs of children, including children within ...
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2022-06-06
Became Public Law No: 117-130. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7912Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing a network of locations associated with lynchings in the vicinity of Memphis, Tennessee, as a unit of the National...
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2022-05-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB350Engross
50%
Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB1446Engross
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(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB3005Engross
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Provides for the removal of certain statues and busts from display in the Capitol. The bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Th...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6827Intro
25%
Establishes requirements related to the Checkpoint Property Screening System program, through which the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) procures and deploys computed tomography equipment for screening carry-on baggage at airport checkpoi...
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2022-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 254.
USHB7791PassAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take certain actions to address emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions (particularly the shortage of infant formula in the United States) affecting participants of the Special Supplemen...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-129. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7778Intro
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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to prohibit misuse of the Department of Homeland Security seal, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability Discharged.
USHB604Intro
25%
Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB4395Intro
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Requires retail businesses to accept cash as a form of payment for sales in amounts less than $2,000, and it prohibits them from charging cash-paying customers a higher price compared to customers not paying with cash. Such businesses are those engag...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 17.
USHB6825Engross
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Modifies the Nonprofit Security Grant Program of the Department of Homeland Security and reauthorizes appropriations for such program through FY2028. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must establish an office, headed by a senior FEMA off...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB209Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 305 Highway 15 North in Pontotoc, Mississippi, as the "Lance Corporal Marc Lucas Tucker Post Office Building."
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2022-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB207Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 215 1st Avenue in Amory, Mississippi, as the "Command Sergeant Major Lawrence E. 'Rabbit' Kennedy Post Office Building."
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2022-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7739Intro
25%
To increase the supply of, and lower rents for, affordable housing and to assess calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7077Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to conduct on-site investigations of major fires and other fires under other specified circumstances. In the case of a major fire, the USFA may send incident investigators (e.g., safety specialists, fire...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB279Intro
25%
Bars the Department of Agriculture from allowing the construction of roads, the reconstruction of roads, or logging in an inventoried roadless area where those activities are prohibited by the Roadless Rule (i.e., certain federal regulations relating...
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2022-05-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6015Engross
50%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Benjamin Berell Ferencz in recognition of his service to the United States and the international community during the post-World War II Nuremberg trials and his lifelong advocacy for internation...
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2022-05-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB7668Intro
25%
Addresses equity in federal disaster assistance policies and programs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must develop and implement a process to ensure equity in the provision of federal assistance and throughout all FEMA programs and po...
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2022-05-09
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5428Intro
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Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6201Engross
50%
Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7272Intro
25%
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of disabled veterans to receive supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR1051Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5633Engross
50%
Addresses reports conducted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Specifically, the bill requires the OIG to submit to Congress any report finalized on or after 30 days after the enactment of this bill...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1037Intro
25%
This resolution finds Peter K. Navarro and Daniel Scavino Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas. The resolution also directs the Speaker of the House to (1) certify the related reports from the Select Committe...
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2022-04-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7395Intro
25%
Increases the tax deduction for the expenses of eligible educators from $250 to $1,000, An eligible educator is, with respect to any taxable year, an individual who is a kindergarten through grade 12 teacher, instructor, counselor, principal, or aide...
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2022-04-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John R. Lewis Post Office Building."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1009Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that prior to introducing U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities, the House should also determine whether such introduction is for the purpose of a just cause, such as stopping a genocid...
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2022-03-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7240Intro
25%
To reauthorize the READ Act.
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2022-03-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2116Engross
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Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7185Intro
25%
To prohibit Federal procurement from companies operating in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5819Intro
25%
Increases the maximum amount authorized under the Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) grant program to $10,000 for veterans with a service-connected disability and $5,000 for those with disabilities that are not service-connected. The...
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2022-03-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR987Intro
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Expressing gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who are risking injury and death, are subject to grave threat, and have sacrificed their lives, to chronicle and report on the ongoing war in Ukraine ...
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2022-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR981Intro
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This resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2022-03-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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