US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHB4238IntroTo amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities.
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2016-02-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB4539IntroTo establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes.
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2016-02-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-02-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2880IntroMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2015 Redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." Replaces the current boundar...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4445IntroTruth in Advertising Act of 2016
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2016-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR601IntroRecognizing the 146th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2016-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR110IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2016
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2016-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR597IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2016
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2016-02-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR569IntroCondemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR589IntroEstablishing the Select Committee on Excessive Use of Police Force.
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2016-01-13
To House Rules Committee
USHB653EngrossFOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2016 or the FOIA Act This bill amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: require federal agencies to make information that is disclosable under such Act available to the public in an electronic, publi...
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2016-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4273IntroMedicare and Medicaid Improvements and Adjustments Act of 2015
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2015-12-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3091IntroMissing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise provisions concerning the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program to direct the Attorn...
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2015-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR565IntroRecognizes the importance of the negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Commends Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who has demonstrated vision and leadership in seeking a negotiated...
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2015-12-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4209IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to provide treatment for diabetes in minor...
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4215IntroCLEANER Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4212IntroCommunity-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR540IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the policies of the United States should support a transition to near zero greenhouse gas emissions, 100 percent clean renewable energy, infrastructure modernization, green jobs, full employme...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB3919IntroHonoring the Hiring of Heroes Act This bill directs the Department of Labor and the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish jointly a program to award special recognition to employers for veteran-friendly employment practices (Employment Salute A...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB699IntroEmail 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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
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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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR506IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that a working families agenda is established to: raise the minimum wage, strengthen workers' right to organize, and protect workers from misclassification; provide workers with paid sick days, pa...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHCR93Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center on December 9, 2015, for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary ...
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2015-11-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2226IntroHome Energy Utility Assistance Act This bill amends the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to reauthorize the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for FY2016-FY2025. The bill also requires states to ensure that households se...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2521IntroRestoring Education And Learning Act of 2015 or the REAL Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the provision that prohibits Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federal or state pen...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1706IntroReal Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award competitive grants for: (1) comprehensive sex education for adolescents; (2) comprehensive sex education provided by institutions of ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2660IntroWise Investment in our Children Act or the WIC Act This bill amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to increase the allowable age from five to six for children to participate in the Special Supplem...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3828IntroThe Land-Grant Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to modify the formula that the Department of Agriculture uses to distribute funds for land-grant colleges and universities...
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2015-11-16
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states and Indian tribes to waive tuition and fees at community colleges. To receive a grant, states and Indian tribes must agree to waive ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3071IntroSchedules That Work Act Grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location; the amoun...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3164IntroPay Workers a Living Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $9.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1399IntroVeteran Education Empowerment Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to award up to 30 four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs to establish, maintain, and improve Vet...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3952IntroCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3982IntroFamily Cord Blood Banking Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the cost of private umbilical cord blood or tissue, or placental blood or tissue, banking services as a medical care expense for purposes of the tax deduction for medic...
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2015-11-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR513IntroHonors the historic role of Yitzhak Rabin for his service to the Israeli people and extends condolences to his family and the people of Israel on the twentieth anniversary of his death. Supports the close ties and special relationship between the Un...
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2015-11-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3833IntroThis 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 Multinational Joint Task Force to Combat Boko Haram, and relevant partners to c...
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2015-11-03
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7402)
USHR505IntroHonors the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Acknowledges those whose support and efforts led to passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Recognizes the significant investment the Higher Education Act of 1965 has made in the ...
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2015-10-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3832IntroStolen Identify 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 be re...
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2015-10-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3770IntroEnd Surprise Billing Act of 2015
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2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3801IntroThis bill designates the federal building located at 935 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in the District of Columbia (commonly known as the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Building) as the "Federal Bureau of Investigation Building."
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2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB3781IntroFamily Stability and Kinship Care Act of 2015 This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) (renamed by this Act Federal Payments for Foster Care and Permanency) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to give states the option...
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2015-10-21
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-10-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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