US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHR714IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by minority populations in the United States in housing and housing-related transactions on the basis of rac...
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5124IntroTo enforce the Sixth Amendment right to the assistance of effective counsel at all stages of the adversarial process, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide declaratory and injunctive relief against systemic v...
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5125IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage corporate inversions and to impose tax on unrepatriated earnings and unrecognized gains in connection with corporate expatriations.
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa 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.
USHB4923EngrossAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified requirements, for th...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB3832IntroStolen 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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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2016-04-28
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2615EngrossVirgin 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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2016-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR705IntroExpressing support for designation of June as "National Men's Cancer Awareness Month".
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2016-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5067IntroTo reauthorize the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007.
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2016-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5025IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Houston, Texas, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 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 and...
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2016-04-20
Presented to President.
USHR694IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that a standing committee (or subcommittee thereof) hearing be held whenever there is a moment of silence in the House for a tragedy involving gun violence.
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB5001IntroTo continue the use of a 3-month quarter EHR reporting period for health care providers to demonstrate meaningful use for 2016 under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payment programs, and for other purposes.
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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
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4949IntroSegal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act of 2016
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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
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
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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.
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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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHB4747IntroDesignates 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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2016-03-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
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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2016-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4238Engross(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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2016-03-01
Received in the Senate.
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
USHR601IntroRecognizes the 146th anniversary of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (which prohibits the government from denying a citizen the right to vote based on race). Acknowledges the significance of the Fifteenth Amendment...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4649IntroDecade for the People of African Descent Act This bill establishes within the Department of State an Office on the International Decade for People of African Descent which shall be headed by an Ambassador-at-Large for the International Decade for Peo...
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2016-02-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4627IntroMedicaid Expansion Parity Act of 2016
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2016-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4645IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a credit against the employment taxes of a tax-exempt organization equal to 40% of amounts paid or incurred by such organization to support environmental justice co...
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2016-02-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR597IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2016 Recognizes: (1) the significance of Black History Month as an important time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history, and (2) that the ethnic and raci...
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2016-02-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H945-947)
USHB4585IntroFederal Adjustment of Income Rates Act or the FAIR Act This bill increases the rates of basic pay for federal employees under the statutory pay systems (relating to the General Schedule, the U.S. Foreign Service, and the Veterans Health Administrati...
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2016-02-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4571IntroReducing Unexpected Deaths in Infants and Children Act of 2016
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2016-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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