US Congress Representative Sanford Bishop [D]

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USHB582IntroRaise 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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2019-07-15
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 492 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 582 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
USHB1327EngrossNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-07-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB36IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting sexual harassment research and efforts to prevent and respond to sexual hara...
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2019-07-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 115.
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
USHB3745IntroTo provide physical standards and reform the inspection process for housing assisted under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-12
To House Financial Services 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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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act 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. To rece...
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2019-07-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB3628IntroTo require motor carriers to mitigate hardships due to unwarranted and excessive passenger delays and to assess fines to bolster motor carriers' accountability to consumers, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3693IntroTo prohibit private passenger automobile insurers from using certain income proxies to determine insurance rates and eligibility.
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2019-07-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
USHR220IntroRecognizing the interdependence of diplomacy, development, and defense as critical to effective national security.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3464IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR463IntroRecognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as African-American M...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3483IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3375IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-06-25
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 9:30 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2897IntroAFTER Act of 2019 Animal Freedom from Testing, Experiments, and Research Act of 2019 This bill requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guin...
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB3400IntroENLIST Act Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act
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2019-06-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR450IntroRecognizing June 19, 2019, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3350IntroVA Emergency Transportation Act
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2019-06-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the coloni...
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2019-06-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3356IntroVETS Safe Travel Act Veterans Expedited TSA Screening Safe Travel Act
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2019-06-19
[Hearing: Jul 16 @ 10:00 am]
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB3072IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide a guarantee of residency for registration of businesses of spouses of members of the uniformed services, to improve occupational license portability for military spouses through interstate compa...
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2019-06-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB3267IntroEND ALL Hazing Act Educational Notification and Disclosure of Actions risking Loss of Life by Hazing Act
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2019-06-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3257IntroStudent Loan Fairness Act
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2019-06-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3209IntroAirport Transfer of License Act
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2019-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB367IntroPay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provid...
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2019-06-11
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-110, Part I.
USHB2816IntroVietnam-Era Veterans Hepatitis C Testing Enhancement Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6EngrossAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB3166IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to modernize certain forms and surveys of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2607IntroResilient Federal Forests Act of 2019
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2019-06-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3085IntroEbola Eradication Act of 2019
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2019-06-07
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB3164IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. The...
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2019-06-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 80.
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
USHB3138Intro"Six Triple Eight" Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3137IntroWounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3114IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3128IntroCollegiate Freedom of Association Act
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3096IntroStrengthening Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants Act
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2019-06-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3099IntroSTEM K to Career Act
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2019-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3082IntroWoman on the Twenty Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1994EngrossSetting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill modifies the requirements for employer-provided retirement plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other tax-favored savings accounts. With respect to employer-prov...
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2019-06-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2617IntroOATH Act Service Member's Occupational and Environmental Transparency Health Act
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2019-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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