US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4IntroVoting 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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2019-11-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 258.
USHB5271IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve the earned income tax credit.
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2019-11-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72.
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71.
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5221IntroTo declare a national goal that the United States achieve a 100 percent clean economy by not later than 2050, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5250IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for veterans and to allow an exemption from an employer's employment taxes in an amount equivalent to the value of such credit in the case of veterans.
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2019-11-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB307IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Preservation Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally si...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHR706IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 9, 2019, as "Gold Star Father's Day".
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2019-11-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHB4162EngrossGI Bill Planning Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5060IntroMedical Retiree Pay Restoration Act
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2019-11-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR690IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4817IntroVA Directly Returning Opioid Prescriptions Act
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act
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2019-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
USHB4674IntroCollege Affordability Act
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2019-10-31
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB4917IntroSurvey Our Military Impacted Schools Act
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2019-10-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB886EngrossVeteran 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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2019-10-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR107IntroSFC Sean Cooley and SPC Christopher Horton Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program Act This resolution establishes in the House of Representatives the Congressional Gold Star Fellowship Program under which an eligible individual may serve a...
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2019-10-29
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2227IntroGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-10-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4901IntroPuerto Rico Statehood Admission Act
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2019-10-29
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR654IntroSupporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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2019-10-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB835EngrossRodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2426EngrossCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-10-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
USHB4801IntroHealthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-10-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 199.
USHB3IntroLower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices for certain...
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2019-10-22
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 17.
USHB1709IntroScientific Integrity Act
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 6.
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-10-17
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 47.
USHB2420IntroNational 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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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR636IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 17, 2019, as "National Vitiligo Awareness Day".
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2019-10-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB95EngrossHomeless Veteran Families Act This bill updates the Department of Veterans Affairs per diem payment calculation for entities furnishing services to homeless veterans to include funding for a minor dependent. The rate for per diem payments is the dail...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3749IntroLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act
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2019-10-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4681IntroNational World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-10-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4588IntroModernizing VA's Records Management Program Act
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4587IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2019 This bill expands notification requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) to participate in federal student aid programs. Specifically, the bill requires an IHE to provide to a student (1) a multi-year tuit...
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2019-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4584IntroFAFSA Act Financial Aid Fairness for Students Act
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2019-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4570IntroNotch Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4550IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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