US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB6419IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that COPS grant funds may be used to hire and train new, additional career law enforcement officers who are residents of the communities they serve, and for other purposes.
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2016-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB3683IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2016-11-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6382IntroNo Religious Registry Act This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United Sta...
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2016-11-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6372IntroNeighborhood Noise Barriers Act of 2016
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2016-11-17
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2713EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2020 nursing programs, including programs for advanced education nursing, loan repayment and scholarships for nurses, loans fo...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR915IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Marcus Garvey. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was innocent of the charges broug...
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB6108IntroNever Again Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the request of a veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system and entitled to in-patient psychiatric care, to furnish such veteran with in-patient psychiatric ca...
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2615PassVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-09-29
Became Public Law No: 114-224.
USHB6139IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
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2016-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR905IntroExpressing condolences to the family of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, and commemorating the life and work of Ms. Jacqueline Ellis. Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) mourns the death of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, (2) expresses condolences to he...
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB3833IntroTo require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram. This bill requires: the Department of State and the Department of Defense to develop jointly and submit to Congress a five-year strategy to help Nigeria, members of the Multina...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB6117IntroOpening Doors for Youth Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5659EngrossESRD Choice Act of 2016 Expanding Seniors Receiving Dialysis Choice Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) to be eligible for Medicare Advantage...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5612EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2886 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta, Georgia, as the "Marine Lance Corporal Squire 'Skip' Wells Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHCR158IntroRecognizing the International Day of Peace. Recognizes the importance of celebrating the 35th anniversary of the International Day of Peace. Urges all U.S. citizens to reflect upon the importance of peace, tolerance, cease-fire, and nonviolence.
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2016-09-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Recognizes the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Congratulates Fulbright-Hays award recipients. Calls on elementary, secondary, and postsecondary teachers...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR159IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims. Condemns the government of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and for denying the evidence ...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5475IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4681IntroCCAMPIS Reauthorization Act Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise and permanently reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in ...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5846IntroSecuring American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5062Intro21st Century American Service Act 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. The bill establishes within the Corporation for...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB6061IntroNo Lead in School Water Act
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB295EngrossTo 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 FY2017-FY2023 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHR846IntroCalling on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act and condemning voter suppression laws enacted by States and political subdivisions. Calls on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act of 1...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5956IntroYOUTH Act Youth Opioid Use Treatment Help Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3480EngrossFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on Saint Simon Island, Georgia, and increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument fro...
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2016-09-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific 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 current boundar...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USHB4539Engross400 Years of African-American History Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the 400 Years of African-American History Commission to develop and carry out activities throughout the United States to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arri...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 612.
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-08-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5930IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys to make a systemic study of the conditio...
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2016-08-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4747PassTo designate 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". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6691 Chur...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-206. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5689IntroDisability Integration Act of 2016 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5737IntroProtecting Foster Youth Resources to Promote Self-Sufficiency Act This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI)) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit a state or local g...
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2016-07-21
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB5688IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary exception to the application of the Medicare long-term care hospital site neutral provisions for certain spinal cord specialty hospitals. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicar...
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2016-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR837IntroExpressing support for designating August 22, 2016, as national "Chuck Brown Day" and honoring his contributions to music and to the District of Columbia. Supports the designation of a Chuck Brown Day, and honors the contributions to music and to the...
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2016-07-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5847IntroGandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of State to carry out, in cooperation with the government of India, the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative comprised of educational, scholarly, and profe...
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2016-07-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR832IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day. Encourages: (1) primary care phys...
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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