US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB1396EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recognition of...
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2019-09-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 214.
USHB3589EngrossGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act 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 Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1423IntroFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War I...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3106IntroDomestic and International Terrorism DATA Act Domestic and International Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 168.
USHB1830IntroNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The bill l...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1058EngrossAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act
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2019-09-19
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB3525IntroU.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish procedures to ensure consistent and efficient medical screenings for all individuals stopped between ports of entry, with a priority...
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2019-09-18
[Hearing: Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 167.
USHR545IntroSupporting infant nutrition through improved breastfeeding practices. This resolution recognizes the benefits of improved breastfeeding practices and urges the President to support international efforts to improve breastfeeding practices globally.
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2019-09-18
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4359IntroTo provide that a Federal law enforcement officer may not use deadly force or less lethal force unless such force is necessary, to encourage States to adopt similar laws or policies, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1773IntroRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-09-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Speier.
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB281EngrossEnsuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. T...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB1690EngrossCO ALERTS Act of 2019 Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act of 2019
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2426IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4278IntroFederal Jobs Guarantee Development Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4272IntroTPS for Victims of Hurricane Dorian Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or the transport of a firearm by a person ...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB4265IntroHealthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3320IntroSecuring the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2019 Short Titles as Introduced Securing the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2019
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2019-08-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 146.
USHB2938PassHAVEN Act Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019
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2019-08-26
Became Public Law No: 116-52.
USHCR59IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men.
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2019-08-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB540PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the "Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in...
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2019-08-21
Became Public Law No: 116-42.
USHR540IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Sesame Street television program.
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2019-08-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3777IntroNational Commission To Investigate the Treatment of Migrant Families and Children Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1919IntroDEER Act Detection, Enhanced Education, and Response Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB4148IntroGreen Jobs and Opportunity Act
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2019-08-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3731IntroStrategic and Humane Southern Border Migrant Response Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3657IntroBill's Promise Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3435IntroLocal Public Health And Safety Protection Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34.
USHB3670EngrossShort-Term Detention Standards Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to make every effort to ensure that apprehended individuals are given access to appropriate temporary shelter, bathrooms and shower facilities, water, appr...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans....
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2035EngrossLifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB434EngrossEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill designates the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from G...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4008IntroNo Biometric Barriers to Housing Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3375EngrossStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-07-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3905IntroSocial Security Administration Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB582EngrossRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill set...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB3484IntroDHS Rotational Cybersecurity Program Act of 2019 Department of Homeland Security Rotational Cybersecurity Program Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHB3469IntroCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHR501IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Nelson Mandela International Day.
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2019-07-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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