US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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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.
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
USHB299IntroBlue 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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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB2259IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act 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 termination of servi...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5845IntroTo prohibit Members of the House of Representatives from using their congressional offices for personal overnight accommodations and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for living expenses incurred by Members of the House ...
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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.
USHB5785IntroTo advance Black families in the 21st century.
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2018-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5746IntroTo amend the Cyber Scholarship Program of the Department of Defense to require additional considerations in the award of scholarships and grants under the Program.
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2018-05-10
To House Armed Services 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.)
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB4910EngrossVeterans 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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2018-05-08
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399.
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
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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2018-04-26
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164.
USHB5422IntroDeath Tax Repeal Act
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2018-03-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3821PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the "Zachary Addington Post Office". (Sec. 1) Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 430 Main Street in ...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-152.
USHB3654IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2018-03-22
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Jackson Lee. Petition No: 115-9. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
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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2018-03-15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United S...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 40, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1917EngrossBlocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring compliance with Clean Air Act rules concerning national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants wi...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017 This bill prohibits racial profiling by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency or agent. The term "racial profiling" includes the practice of relying on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5122IntroHBCU Parity Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHCR108IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2018 Recognizes the 109th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rig...
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2018-03-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5217IntroTransforming Hiring in Rural Industries and Vital Economies Act of 2017
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2018-03-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5104IntroMedicare Enrollment Protection Act This bill creates a special Medicare enrollment period for individuals enrolled in, or transitioning out of, continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). The bill exempts s...
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR129IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the...
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHR761IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue ...
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2018-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5011IntroElection Security Act
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2018-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHR755IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2018
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB435IntroThe 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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2018-02-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 429.
USHR129IntroCalling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States. Calls upon: (1) the Def...
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2018-02-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4918IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018 This bill authorizes: (1) a Domestic Terrorism Unit within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which shall be responsible for monitoring and analyzing domesti...
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2018-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Committee
USHR721IntroExpressing support for designation of February 4, 2018, as National Cancer Prevention Day. Expresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4962IntroForest Recovery Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the deduction for casualty losses, to establish special rules for losses of uncut timber. In the case of the loss of uncut timber from fire, storm, other casualty, or the...
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2018-02-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1551EngrossTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced...
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2018-02-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 300.
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4929IntroStopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act
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2018-02-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR692IntroSupporting the contributions of Catholic schools. Expresses support for: (1) the goals of Catholic Schools Week, an event cosponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and establishe...
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2018-02-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E129)
USHR720IntroRecognizing the coordinated struggle of workers on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike to voice their grievances and reach a collective agreement for rights in the workplace. Recognizes the 50th anniversary of the 1968 ...
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2018-01-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR715IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the Memphis sanitation workers' strike. Honors the memory of Echol Cole, Robert Walker, and all the Memphis sanitation workers who struggled for economic justice and human dignity. Honors and remembers the extrao...
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2018-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4884IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018
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2018-01-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4657IntroCustoms Business Fairness Act of 2017
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
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