US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHB6474IntroAG RESEARCH Act Augmenting Research and Educational Sites to Ensure Agriculture Remains Cutting-Edge and Helpful Act This bill amends the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to provide funding for maintenance at agricul...
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2018-08-16
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB6236IntroFamily Unity Rights and Protection Act'.
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6086IntroTo amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6578IntroNorthern Mariana Islands Workforce Stabilization Act
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2018-07-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-07-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR927IntroCondemning the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy. Condemns the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy that is separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6448IntroOrgan Donation Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6421IntroFaster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act
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2018-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-07-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recognition of h...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB2259EngrossSam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after t...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
USHB6336IntroFair Access for Farmers and Ranchers Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6246IntroPuerto Rico Admission Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6046)
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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2018-07-10
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR980IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 13 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 herita...
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2018-07-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHR974IntroSupporting African American's Music Education.
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB435EngrossThe Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to allow the reporting of certain positive consumer-credit information to consumer reporting agencies. Specifically, a person or the Department of Hou...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6108IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act
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2018-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB6178IntroHOURS Act Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety Act
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2018-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHR948IntroRecognizing June 19, 2018, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2018-06-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4910PassVeterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans remains buried in open cemeteries under National Park Service control. The use of outer burial receptacles in ...
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2018-06-15
Became Public Law No: 115-184.
USHCR123IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week.
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2018-06-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5795IntroOverdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 559.
USHB6005IntroMinorities in Aviation Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB6022IntroAccurate Labels Act
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2018-06-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR914IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. Expresses...
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2018-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB1094IntroWeekend Voting Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to change the timing for regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives, Senate, and electors of the President and Vice President to the first Saturday and ...
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2018-05-24
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Brendan F. Boyle (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1094, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2876IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3946EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR854IntroAffirming a commitment to elevate the voices, leadership, and needs of historically and currently disenfranchised and underserved communities in the effort to end sexual violence and support all survivors of sexual violence, including immigrant survi...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5922IntroVietnam-Era Veterans Hepatitis C Testing Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5545IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5845IntroNo Couches for Congress Act
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2018-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5746IntroOPPORTUNITY Act of 2018 Offering Promising Persons Occupations Relevant To Upholding National Interests For Years Act of 2018
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities 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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2018-05-09
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Curbelo (FL). Petition No: 115-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR864IntroRecognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2018 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2018-04-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB2901IntroVolunteer Income Tax Assistance Permanence Act of 2017 This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program to provide matching funds for the development, expansion, or c...
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2018-04-18
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 831, H.R. 2901 is laid on the table.
USHB1456IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain ci...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5497IntroOffice of Rural Telecommunications Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Office of Rural Telecommunications and its duties shall include: coordinating with the Rural Utilities Service and the National Telecommu...
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2018-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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