US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [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.
USHR1079IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 9 through 15, 2020, as National Health Center Week and encourages all Americans to take part in this week by visiting their local health center and celebrating the important partnership between America...
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7980IntroTo amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to establish an Inspector General of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform 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.
USHB7902IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire psychiatrists.
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2020-07-31
To House Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB886EnrollVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-07-28
Presented to President.
USHB7799IntroTo designate a portion of United States Route 80 in Alabama as the "John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway", and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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.
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.
USHB6082IntroForgotten Vietnam Veterans Act This bill revises the definition of Vietnam era for purposes of the laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Specifically, the bill adjusts the start date of the era to November 1, 1955 (currently Februa...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHR1054IntroExpressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable John Lewis. This resolution declares that (1) the House of Representatives has heard with profound sorrow of the death of the Honorable John Lewis, a Represe...
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2020-07-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3935IntroProtecting Patients Transportation to Care Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5472IntroJimmy Carter National Historical Park Redesignation Act This bill redesignates the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Georgia as the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7551IntroEarned Income and Child Tax Credits Outreach Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7521IntroSafe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act
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2020-07-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7490IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-07-06
To House Agriculture 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
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
USHB7463IntroAssisted Living Facility Coronavirus Reporting Act
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7080IntroStopping the Mental Health Pandemic Act
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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.
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.
USHJR76VetoProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
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
USHB7380IntroHBCU Capital Finance Debt Relief Act
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2020-06-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7302IntroAccessible, Affordable Internet for All Act
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2020-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. This resolution recognizes the United Nations (U.N.) for its role in maintaining international peace and security, applauds the U.N. for its leadership in responding to glob...
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7324IntroUniversal Giving Pandemic Response Act This bill allows taxpayers who do not otherwise itemize their tax deductions to deduct from their gross income charitable contributions made in 2019 and 2020. The amount of such deduction may not exceed one-thir...
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2020-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7296IntroMMAPPP Act of 2020 Make Medications Affordable by Preventing Pandemic Price gouging Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7288IntroTaxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB7217IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHR998IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 10 as "Collector Car Appreciation Day" and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heri...
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2020-06-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHCR100IntroUrging the establishment of a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation. This concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, the U.S. debt of remembrance not only to tho...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7088IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 James Street in Reidsville, Georgia, as the "Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 James Street...
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2020-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR990IntroRecognizing racism as a national crisis and the need for a truth and reconciliation process. This resolution recognizes racism as a national public health crisis and supports the creation of a truth and reconciliation process to address historic, end...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7078IntroEDOT Act of 2020 Evaluating Disparities and Outcomes of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to report on the effects of changes that were made during the public he...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7062IntroAffordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act This bill eliminates cost-sharing under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage for insulin and associated medical supplies during the public health emergency relating to COVID-1...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB306IntroKettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act The Department of the Interior shall conduct a reconnaissance survey of the site of the Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County, Georgia, and adjacent property. In conducting the survey, Interior shall evaluate t...
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2020-05-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 339.
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