US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHB2615EnrollVirgin 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
Signed by President.
USHB1475EnrollKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (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 in...
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2016-09-28
Presented to President.
USHR915IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Marcus Garvey.
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2016-09-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR905IntroExpressing condolences to the family of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, and commemorating the life and work of Ms. Jacqueline Ellis.
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB5659EngrossESRD Choice Act of 2016 Expanding Seniors Receiving Dialysis Choice Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
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2016-09-22
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 .
USHB2713IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include clinical nurse leaders as advanced education nurses, thereby making clinical nurse leader education programs eligible for advanced educ...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
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.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHCR158IntroRecognizing the International Day of Peace.
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2016-09-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs.
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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.
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
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
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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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
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
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. Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize, for FY2016-FY2025, Historic Preservation Fund activities related to the pr...
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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
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
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
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)
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
USHB5847IntroGandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Foreign Affairs 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
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
USHB5746IntroBirth Control Privacy Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit wellness programs from sharing with an employer information related to an individual's use of contraceptives.
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2016-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2016-07-12
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5691IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Elie Wiesel for placement in the United States Capitol. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Eli Wiesel. The Joint Co...
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2016-07-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB5470IntroStop Mass Killings By Violent Terrorists Act
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2016-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1075)
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.
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2016-07-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR141IntroProviding official recognition of the massacre of 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army who had been captured in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge on December 17, 1944. Recognizes ...
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2016-07-06
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5423IntroSNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2016 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide a financial incentive for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) participants to purchase fruits an...
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2016-06-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5534IntroTSA Workforce Flexibility Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2016 to repeal a provision that limits the number of full-time equivalent Transportation Security Administration screeners to 45,000.
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2016-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB5561IntroMax Cleland Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016 This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Joseph Maxwell "Max" Cleland.
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2016-06-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the June 12, 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Offer...
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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