US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHB3274EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the "Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office."
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2016-05-27
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR760IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month.
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2016-05-26
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3480IntroFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act of 2015 Expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on Saint Simon Island, Georgia. Increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument from 250 to 525 a...
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2016-05-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4747EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6691 Church Street in Riverdale, Georgia, as the "Major Gregory E. Barney Post Office Building."
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2016-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4238Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the definition of "minority" to mean any U.S. citizen who i...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-157.
USHB4923Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 25, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it shoul...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159.
USHB5221IntroPreventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR650IntroCondemns the attacks against the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq. Urges the government of Iraq to: (1) bring to justice those responsible for the attacks; and (2) ensure access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity and othe...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR714IntroRecognizes the significance of Fair Housing Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, upon the occasions of the 48th and 28th anniversaries of their enactment, respectively....
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3832EngrossStolen Identify [sic] Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require returns relating to employee wage statements, payment of wages in the form of group-term life insurance, and any payments required to...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5124IntroEqual Justice Under Law Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5067IntroEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5238IntroFamily Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for 50% of an individual's qualified infertility treatment expenses, subject to specified limits based on dollar amounts and the taxpayer's adjusted gross income. Qua...
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2016-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR724IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2016-05-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB295IntroAmends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize, for FY2016-FY2025, Historic Preservation Fund activities related to the preservation and restoration of historic buildings and structures on the campuses of historically...
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2016-05-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 424.
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011.
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB5125IntroCorporate EXIT Fairness Act
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB699EngrossEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB2615Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 12, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR705IntroExpresses support for the designation of Men's Cancer Awareness Month. Urges public and private sector efforts to promote awareness, invest in research, and improve treatments for cancers disproportionately affecting men.
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2016-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
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2016-04-25
To House Budget Committee
USHB5025Intro2016 Tax Day Floods Supplemental Funding Act
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHR694IntroDeclares that, whenever a moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence occurs on the floor of the House, the Speaker shall announce on the next legislative day the standing committee (or subcommittee) designated to hold a hearing on ...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB5001IntroFlexibility in Electronic Health Record Reporting Act
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4939IntroUnited States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR684IntroRecognizes the achievements and contributions of the valedictorians and graduating seniors of the class of 2016, and encourages them to utilize their skills and knowledge to benefit themselves and others.
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2016-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4948IntroArtist-Museum Partnership Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who create literary, musical, artistic, scholarly compositions, or similar property a fair market value (determined at the time of contribution) tax d...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4949IntroSegal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income any AmeriCorps educational awards provided under the National and Community Service Act of 1990.
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4942IntroDelivering Elderly Lunches and Increasing Volunteer Engagement and Reimbursements Act of 2016 or the DELIVER Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the standard mileage rate for the tax deduction for the charitable use of ...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR683IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should: support policies that create safe and decent jobs in developing countries, support policies that reduce gender-based violence and other forms of discrimination at w...
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2016-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2016-04-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB4912IntroTaxpayer Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish additional requirements and procedures for collecting taxes, regulating tax preparers, responding to identity theft, and assisting low-income taxpayers. The bil...
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2016-04-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4879IntroTEST for Lead Act
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2016-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4842IntroAmerican Dream Employment Act of 2016 This bill amends the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, to permit the compensation of congressional employees who have been issued employment authorization documents under the Department of Homeland Security...
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2016-03-23
To House Administration Committee
USHR668IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that philanthropy is a force for innovation, strategic thinking, and leadership that advances the common good.
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2016-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR662IntroRecognizes Cesar Chavez Day to honor the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. Pledges to promote his legacy and encourages the people of the United States to remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" ("Si, se puede!&q...
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2016-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3837IntroEmployee Empowerment Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to authorize a person alleging an unfair labor practice by an employer by discrimination regarding hiring or tenure of employment or any term or condition of employment to e...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3793IntroRuthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2015 Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to include LGBT individuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals) within the purview of such Act, particularly their status as LGBT individual...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4560IntroReturn to Work Awareness Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Labor, acting through the Job Accommodation Network, to disseminate information and promote awareness among survivors of stroke and other debilitating health occurrences, su...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2880EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The curre...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB4754IntroEmergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2016
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2016-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4763IntroWage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers engaged in commerce, or in the production of goods for commerce, to make certain disclosures to employees about their employment, i...
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2016-03-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4640IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period. Such review shall inclu...
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2016-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR637IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should establish a national goal of more than 50 percent clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 for the purposes of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, growing o...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHR616IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the trial and conviction of 50 African-American sailors for mutiny in connection with their service at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, California, during World War II were wrongfu...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHR633IntroRecognizes and honors: (1) the work of Meals on Wheels America and senior nutrition programs throughout the nation in addressing hunger, isolation, and the quality of life of seniors; (2) the volunteers for the programs; and (3) the role that March f...
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2016-03-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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