US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHR574IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.
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2021-07-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4635IntroTo reverse declining milk consumption in schools.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2347IntroModifies vaccination programs and coverage for children under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, the bill expands and otherwise modifies the Vaccines for Children Program, which provides free vaccinations to in...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4595IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program to provide health care coverage to low-income adults in States that have not expanded Medicaid.
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2021-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4552IntroTo establish a Department of Agriculture loan program to support mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities for veterans of the Armed Forces to become farmers or ranchers.
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2021-07-20
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB729IntroEstablishes a program through which the Department of Education may award planning and implementation grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racial or socioeconomic iso...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB2119IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 20.
USHB4413IntroTo facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Bank, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB4429IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the semiquincentennial anniversary of the establishment of the United States.
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2021-07-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB239EngrossProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing requirement.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR525IntroThis 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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2021-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4356IntroProvides FY2022 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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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 57.
USHR517IntroThis resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2021-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4252IntroTo provide additional funding for scholarships for students at 1890 institutions.
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2021-06-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR402IntroThis resolution urges the President to facilitate private medical supply donations and to deliver urgently needed medical supplies, including oxygen generator plants, to India and countries neighboring India that are facing the spread of COVID-19.
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2021-06-29
Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended. (consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3261-3262)
USHB4210IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special rule for certain casualty losses of uncut timber.
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2021-06-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4173IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the American Opportunity Tax Credit, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2062EngrossRevises the evidentiary standard for age discrimination by establishing an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation related to an age discrimination ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4158IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to eliminate cost sharing with respect to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug under the Medicare program or as a covered outpatient drug under the Medicaid program.
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2021-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4150IntroTo establish a grant program for shuttered minor league baseball clubs, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4151IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4104IntroTo reform the disposition of charges and convening of courts-martial for certain offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and increase the prevention of sexual assaults and other crimes in the military.
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2021-06-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR491IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 9th 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 her...
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2021-06-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3961IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a demonstration project under the Medicaid program for political subdivisions of States to provide medical assistance for the expansion population under such program, and for other purposes...
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2021-06-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1522IntroEstablishes a process for the admission of Puerto Rico into the union as a state, on an equal footing with all other states, based on a majority vote of the people of Puerto Rico.
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2021-06-16
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3642EngrossProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-06-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR480IntroThis resolution recognizes the historical significance to the nation of Juneteenth Independence Day (commemorating the end of slavery in the United States).
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2021-06-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3940IntroTo provide tax incentives that support local newspapers and other local media, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2639IntroTo establish forest conservation practices through management, reforestation, and utilization which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2244IntroTo provide for the adjustment or modification by the Secretary of Agriculture of loans for critical rural utility service providers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3807IntroProvides an additional $60 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which was established to support restaurants and other food and beverage purveyors in response to COVID-19.
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2021-06-11
To House Small Business Committee
USHR471IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is caused by a hormone imbalance. Symptoms can include infertility, weight gain, excess hair growth, and acne.
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2021-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USHB2477IntroProvides for support to maintain urban forests. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall establish a grant program to be known as the Tree City USA Grant Program to provide competitive grants to qualifying local governments to enhance and maintain ...
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2021-06-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3685IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to foreign support for terrorist organizations, including Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
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2021-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3566IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a program to make grants for the improvement or construction of regionally or nationally significant greenway paths, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3630IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items under the Medicare program.
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2021-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3602IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to carry out a program to increase access to prekindergarten through grade 12 computer science education.
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2021-05-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3577IntroProvides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.
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2021-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1297IntroEstablishes the service of Air America employees as qualifying service for purposes of the Civil Service Retirement System. (Air America was a government-owned airline that provided air transport for certain covert operations in Southeast Asia, inclu...
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2021-05-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3475IntroDesignates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Columbus, Georgia, as the Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.
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2021-05-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3474IntroProhibits the use of seclusion and limits the use of physical restraint in schools and Head Start programs that receive federal funding. Specifically, the bill prohibits the use of seclusion, which is the involuntary confinement of a student alone in...
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2021-05-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR434IntroSupports the designation of "ALS Awareness Month".
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3537IntroEstablishes grant programs to address neurodegenerative diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and contains other related provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall award ...
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3461IntroProhibits private health insurance plans from setting rates for items and services, except for dental cleanings, provided by a doctor of optometry, of dental surgery, or of dental medicine for which the plan does not pay a substantial amount. Additio...
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2021-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3393IntroTo remove college cost as a barrier to every student having access to a well-prepared and diverse educator workforce, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3383IntroExpands the use of American History and Civics Education—National Activities grants to prioritize innovative civics learning and teaching. Specifically, the bill expands the allowable uses of these grants to include before-, during-, and after-scho...
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2021-05-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3445IntroTo amend the National Apprenticeship Act in order to increase and expand the national apprenticeship system to include the immediate recruitment, employment, and on-the-job earn-as-you-learn training of young African Americans, and to promote the dev...
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2021-05-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3443IntroIncreases the monthly income limit that is used to determine whether certain Purple Heart recipients are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Specifically, when making such determinations with respect to Purple Heart rec...
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2021-05-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3437IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to guarantee BioBonds in order to provide funding for loans to eligible biomedical companies and universities to carry out clinical trials approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and for oth...
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2021-05-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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