US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHR834IntroExpressing no confidence in the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and calling for the immediate resignation of the Administrator.
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2018-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5565IntroTo require a study of Federal agencies to determine which Federal agencies have the greatest impact on women's participation in the workforce.
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2018-04-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5536IntroDisabled Access Credit Expansion Act
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2018-04-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5510IntroReentry and Reunification Act of 2018
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2018-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4547PassStrengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 TITLE I--STRENGTHENING OVERSIGHT AND BENEFICIARY PROTECTION (Sec. 101) This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make annual grants to each state's protectio...
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2018-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-165.
USHR817IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and recognizing April 2018 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by every-day Americans in the United States in housing and housing-r...
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2018-04-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3205-3207)
USHB4895IntroMedgar Evers Home National Monument Act
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 483.
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164.
USHR818IntroRecognizing "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health care crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing the rate of maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women.
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2018-04-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3731PassSecret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Overtime Pay for Protective Services Act of 2016 to extend through 2018 the exemption of U.S. Secret Service officers, employees, and agents who perform protective ser...
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2018-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-160.
USHB3654IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2018-03-22
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Jackson Lee. Petition No: 115-9.
USHB5089EngrossStrengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5131EngrossSurface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5257IntroSecure Communities and Safe Schools Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB4176EngrossAir Cargo Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5337IntroAccelerated Payments for Small Businesses Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2018-03-15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5282IntroRetirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2018
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2018-03-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR774IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland sec...
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2018-03-13
To House Rules Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United S...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 40, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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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2018-03-08
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4940IntroBorder and Port Security Act
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017 This bill prohibits racial profiling by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency or agent. The term "racial profiling" includes the practice of relying on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5122IntroHBCU Parity Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHCR108IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2018 Recognizes the 109th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rig...
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2018-03-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5011IntroElection Security Act
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2018-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB3464IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun de...
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2018-02-27
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Clyburn. Petition No: 115-7.
USHR755IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2018
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4240IntroPublic Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017
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2018-02-26
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 115-6.
USHB1220IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Act that authorized the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in Washington, DC, ...
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2018-02-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 427.
USHB4708PassDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a program to be known as the Blue Campaign, the purpose of which sha...
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2018-02-14
Became Public Law No: 115-125.
USHB5019IntroCLEARANCES Act Commonsense Legislation Ensuring Accountability by Reporting Access of Non-Cleared Employees to Secrets Act
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2018-02-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4918IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018 This bill authorizes: (1) a Domestic Terrorism Unit within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which shall be responsible for monitoring and analyzing domesti...
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2018-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Committee
USHB4999IntroSAFE Lending Act of 2018 Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic Lending Act of 2018
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2018-02-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR731IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4995IntroDue Diligence for FEMA Disaster Contractors Act of 2018
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB4815IntroMarijuana Justice Act of 2018 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act: to remove marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols from schedule I; and to eliminate criminal penalties for an individual who imports, exports, manufactures, distributes, or pos...
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2018-02-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3359EngrossCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to redesignate the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and Infrast...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR722IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of "Black Women's Heart Health Awareness Week". Supports the goals and ideals of Black Women's Heart Health Awareness Week.
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2018-02-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4888IntroSafe COAST Act Safe Coasts, Oceans, And Seaside Towns Act
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2018-01-31
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHR720IntroRecognizing the coordinated struggle of workers on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike to voice their grievances and reach a collective agreement for rights in the workplace. Recognizes the 50th anniversary of the 1968 ...
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2018-01-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR715IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers' strike. Honors the memory of Echol Cole, Robert Walker, and all the Memphis sanitation workers who struggled for economic justice and human dignity. Honors and remembers the extrao...
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2018-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4820IntroASK Act Advancing Seniors and Kids Act
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4856IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the United States Capitol. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm. T...
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2018-01-19
To House Administration Committee
USHR700IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding President Donald J. Trump's remarks about Haiti, El Salvador, and African Nations. Expresses support and respect for Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations. Censures and condemns Preside...
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2018-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4578EngrossCounter Terrorist Network Act
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2018-01-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1486EngrossSecuring American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a Non-Profit Security Grant Program in the Department of Homeland Security, under which the Federal Emer...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4433EngrossSecuring DHS Firearms Act of 2017 Securing Department of Homeland Security Firearms Act of 2017 This bill makes the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for the security of DHS firearms and other sen...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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