US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHB5313PassRequires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish product safety standards with respect to batteries that pose an ingestion hazard (e.g., button cell or coin batteries). Specifically, consumer products with these batteries must include (1)...
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2022-08-16
Became Public Law No: 117-171.
USHB8432Intro
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To authorize the National Detector Dog Training Center, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1282Intro
25%
Provides that combat-disabled uniformed services retirees with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction, veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation.
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2022-08-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Bilirakis.
USHB8707Intro
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To provide increased financial assistance for farmers markets and farmers market nutrition programs, to increase local agricultural production through food bank in-house production and local farmer contracting; and for other purposes.
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2022-08-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB8681Intro
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To establish the John Lewis Civil Rights Fellowship to fund international internships and research placements for early- to mid-career professionals to study nonviolent movements to establish and protect civil rights around the world.
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2022-08-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1057PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-162.
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB8168Intro
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To improve the health and resiliency of giant sequoias, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-03
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB263Engross
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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 exhibition of big cats, including to r...
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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB4134Intro
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Authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into agreements to address social, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face in accessing quality secondary education. The USAID shall seek to ensure that...
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2022-07-28
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR517Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2022-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1256, H. Res. 517 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H7182-7184; text: CR H7183-7184)
USHB2193Intro
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Requires the Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety or health standard on prevention of exposure to excessive heat. Excessive heat includes outdoor or indoor exposure to heat at levels that exceed the capacities of the body to maint...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB310Engross
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Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to commemorate Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith, four ...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6889Intro
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Revises the frequency of meetings required to be held by a credit union's board of directors. Specifically, the bill requires monthly meetings for new credit unions during their first five years and for credit unions with a low soundness rating. All ...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8535Intro
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To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.
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2022-07-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2021Intro
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Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB3630Intro
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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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2022-07-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 336.
USHB5606Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to adjust the rate of per diem payments provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to grantees that provide services to homeless veterans.
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2022-07-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8260Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to shorten the timeframe for designation of benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs life insurance programs, to improve the treatment of undisbursed life insurance benefits by the Department of Veterans Af...
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2022-07-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB82Intro
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Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secur...
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2022-07-15
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Davis, Rodney.
USHB8350Intro
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Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta Regional Office in Georgia as the Senator Johnny Isakson Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta Regional Office or the Isakson VA Atlanta Regional Office.
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2022-07-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1193Engross
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Expands research on valvular heart disease and its treatment. This disease is caused by damage to or disease affecting any valve that controls blood flow in the heart. The National Institutes of Health must consult with the National Heart, Lung, and ...
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2022-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHB3173Intro
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Establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, includin...
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2022-07-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. DelBene.
USHR1220Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day. (A journeyman lineworker is a person who builds and maintains electrical power systems.)
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2022-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1156Intro
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Expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to building on the twenty years of success of the George McGovern-Robert Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
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2022-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB8100Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position immediately after such residency, without regard to civil service or cl...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8239Intro
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Provides FY2023 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2022-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 300.
USHB5441Intro
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Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
USHB3355Intro
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Prohibits the transporting, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation by a person of an equine (e.g., horse) that the person has reason to believe will be slaughtered for human consumption.
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB5585Engross
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Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate health and medical innovation by investing in high-risk, high-reward research. The bill also establishes a committee to ad...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1199Intro
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Commending United States Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards for her commitment, determination, and heroic service in defense of American democracy during the January 6, 2021, assault on the United States Capitol.
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2022-06-22
To House Administration Committee
USHR1190Intro
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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
USHB3967Engross
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Addresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. TITLE I--EXPANSION OF HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY Conceding Our Veterans' E...
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2022-06-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7792Intro
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To provide for a national water data framework, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB8079Intro
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Removes the maximum annual revenue threshold that limits certain small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals from receiving funding under the disadvantaged business enterprise program. The program provides such small...
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2022-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB7969Intro
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To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disaster spending and strategies for reducing the need for such spending, to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide assistance ...
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2022-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB301Intro
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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.
USHB7841Intro
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Entitles an employed family member of a member of the Armed Forces who receives notification of a call or order to active duty in support of a contingency operation, or who is deployed in connection with a contingency operation, to two workweeks of l...
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2022-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7933Intro
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To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety and supply of infant formula, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7945Intro
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To amend title 10, United States Code, regarding restrictions on the use of funds and facilities of the Department of Defense for abortion care.
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2022-06-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7902Intro
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Provides a new tax credit through 2024 for 10% of freight railcar fleet modernization expenses (i.e., railcar replacement and modernization expenses for meeting fuel efficiency and performance standards). The bill provides that no more than 2,000 fre...
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2022-05-27
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB3807Engross
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Addresses support for restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides an additional $42 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and gives priority to previous appl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHR1138Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of September 2022 as "National Leading Entertainment and Arts through Diversity Month" or "National LEAD Month", and empowering underrepresented communities to take the lead within the entertainment industry.
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2022-05-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7863Intro
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Requires the Office of Management and Budget to establish guidance that requires federal agencies to incorporate natural disaster resilience into real property asset management and investment decisions. Specifically, the guidance must direct each age...
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2022-05-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7840Intro
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To make permanent the authority to reimburse members for spouse relicensing costs pursuant to a permanent change of station.
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2022-05-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB604Intro
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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.
USHB5754Engross
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Requires the Office of Patient Advocacy within the Veterans Health Administration to establish an information technology system that allows veterans or their representatives to electronically file a complaint with a patient advocate and review the st...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7309Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2028 and expands programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The bill also revises workforce investment, vocational rehabilitation, employment, training, and literacy programs for eligible individuals. F...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
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