US Congress Representative Bennie Thompson [D]

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USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-12-02
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1244 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3884 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-67, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted.
USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB835EnrollRodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to knowingly influence (or attempt or conspire to influence) a major international sports competition by use of a prohibited substance or prohibited method. A violator is subject to crimi...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8820IntroTo extend the temporary relief for Federal student loan borrowers provided under the CARES Act.
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2020-11-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8791IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain reforms to the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8797IntroTo establish a Congressional Commission on Civics Education, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHR1230IntroExpressing support for a national day of mourning in recognition of the lives lost as a result of COVID-19.
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2020-11-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1225IntroCelebrating the National Urban League on its 110th year of service to the United States.
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2020-11-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1221IntroUrging the United States to uphold its commitments under international treaties related to refugees and asylum-seekers and halt deportations of Cameroonian citizens.
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2020-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4727EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for the mentor-protégé program of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which a mentor firm enters into an agreement with a protég...
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2020-11-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 579.
USHB8723IntroTo condition receipt of State funding from the Bureau of Health Workforce on adoption by the State of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8721IntroPublic Banking Act of 2020
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2020-10-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8702IntroHolding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill temporarily increases payments to providers under Medicare medical services. Specifically, the bill provides an additional payment for certain services in 2021 and 20...
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2020-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8693Intro21st Century Jobs Act
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2020-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8691IntroSave Education Jobs Act
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2020-10-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1200IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day. This resolution expresses support for National Rural Health Day.
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8662IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8667IntroFair Access to Financial Services Act of 2020 This bill prohibits financial institutions from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill also provides an a...
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2020-10-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8640IntroSAFEGUARD Act of 2020 Scientific Agencies Following Evidence and Guaranteeing that Unscientific Agendas are Refused and Denounced Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8626IntroEnergy Resilient Communities Act
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4713EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act This bill makes changes to the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill expands the duties o...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8615IntroARC Act of 2020 Amputation Reduction and Compassion Act of 2020
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8558IntroComprehensive Breast Reconstruction Act of 2020
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8546IntroFair Drug Prices for Kids Act This bill allows states to apply the requirements of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program to covered outpatient drugs under the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2020-10-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1176IntroSupporting the designation of October 3, 2020, as National Ostomy Awareness Day.
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2020-10-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are fr...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8496IntroSPEEDY COVID-19 Tests Act Strictly Pay for Efficient and Expedited Delivery of Your COVID-19 Tests Act This bill establishes and otherwise modifies requirements relating to Medicare payments for specified laboratory diagnostic tests during the public...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1289EngrossPHONE Act of 2020 Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill restricts the reassignment of a telephone number assigned to a subscriber for the provision of fixed wireline voice service. Specifically, for up to one year af...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8449IntroVeterans' Sentinel Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a pilot program establishing a working group in the Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention to collect and analyze data regarding on-campus (i.e., o...
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2020-09-30
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8460IntroProtecting our Students in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7984IntroStrengthening Oversight of DHS Intelligence Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that its handling of intelligence is consistent with privacy rights, civil rights, and civil liberties. Specifically, the DHS senio...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB8387IntroFamily Crisis Cash Assistance Act
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8394IntroImproving Diaper Affordability Act of 2020 This bill includes diapers as deductible medical expenses and allows payments for diapers from certain tax-preferred spending and reimbursement accounts. The bill prohibits state or local governments from im...
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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