US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHB6992IntroProtecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2018
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2018-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB1551PassOrrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced nuclear power facilities, to: (1) establish requirements for the allocation of ...
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-264.
USHB2259PassSam 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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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-256.
USHB7031IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2018
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2018-10-05
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6578IntroNorthern Mariana Islands Workforce Stabilization Act
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6525IntroHigher Education Dream Act of 2018
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR1104IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of October as "National Domestic Violence Awareness Month" and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence and its devastating effects on i...
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6108IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR1093IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2018 as "National Kinship Care Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Kinship Care Month.
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6951IntroGet the Lead Out of Schools Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for schools and day care facilities that: (1) establishes a l...
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6927IntroAPEX Act Aluminum Pricing Examination Act
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2018-09-27
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program under which it provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide servi...
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2018-09-25
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stivers asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 2327, a bill originally introduced by Representative DeSantis, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6876IntroStrengthening Minority-Serving Institutions Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6869IntroViolence Against Women Veterans Act
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2018-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6873IntroEITC Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6772IntroHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act
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2018-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2926IntroREACH Act Report and Educate About Campus Hazing Act
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2018-09-12
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2926, a bill originally introduced by Representative Meehan, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR401IntroUrging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade. Calls for an end to the dog and cat meat industry an...
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2018-09-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1060IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism. Commends Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2018-09-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6734IntroFull Military Honors Act of 2018 This bill provides full military honors for the funeral of an eligible veteran who: is first interred or inurned in Arlington National Cemetery on or after enactment of this bill, was awarded the medal of honor or the...
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2018-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB6719IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 12th Street Lobby in Columbus, Georgia, as the "Richard W. Williams Chapter of the Triple Nickles (555th P.I.A.) Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States P...
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2018-09-06
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6681IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
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
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
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) 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 recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
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 and the forced labor of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on all parties to the conflict in Libya, including parties to the ...
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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. Recognizes the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States. Recognizes that Black History Month and African-American Music Appreciation Month is an important time to c...
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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
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 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans' remains buried in a national cemetery administered by the National Park Service. (An outer burial re...
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2018-06-15
Became Public Law No: 115-184.
USHCR123IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week. Expresses support for 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 This bill requires the Department of Transportation to amend regulations on hours of service for commercial drivers who transport live covered animals (i.e., livestock, honey bees, insects, fish, and c...
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB6080IntroWorkers' Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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