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1. H.RES.61 : Observing the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and encouraging the people of the United States to observe the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 1/12/2007)      Cosponsors (95)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/16/2007 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 24).


2. H.RES.1061 : Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and encouraging people of the United States to pause and remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/31/2008)      Cosponsors (25)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 4/1/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


3. H.RES.1169 : Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should become an international human rights leader by ratifying and implementing certain core international conventions.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 5/1/2008)      Cosponsors (41)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 5/1/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


4. H.RES.1208 : Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that youth who age out of foster care should be given special care and attention.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 5/19/2008)      Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 5/20/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


5. H.RES.1286 : Recognizing and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the National Black Arts Festival.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/19/2008)      Cosponsors (29)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 7/23/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


6. H.RES.1293 : Commemorating the 44th anniversary of the deaths of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner in Philadelphia, Mississippi, while working in the name of American democracy to register voters and secure civil rights during the summer of 1964, which has became known as "Freedom Summer".
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/20/2008)      Cosponsors (20)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 6/23/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.


7. H.R.552 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation services.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 1/18/2007)      Cosponsors (220)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/2/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.


8. H.R.923 : To provide for the investigation of certain unsolved civil rights crimes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 2/8/2007)      Cosponsors (83)
Committees: House Judiciary
House Reports: 110-200
Latest Major Action: Became Public Law No: 110-344 [GPO: Text, PDF]


9. H.R.1193 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the benefits under the Medicare Program for beneficiaries with kidney disease, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 2/27/2007)      Cosponsors (164)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.


10. H.R.1194 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communications services.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 2/27/2007)      Cosponsors (127)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/27/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


11. H.R.1524 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/14/2007)      Cosponsors (111)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


12. H.R.1540 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/15/2007)      Cosponsors (52)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/15/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


13. H.R.1921 : To affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund to receive such tax payments, to improve revenue collection, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 4/18/2007)      Cosponsors (45)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 4/18/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


14. H.R.2040 : To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the semicentennial of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 4/25/2007)      Cosponsors (313)
Committees: House Financial Services; Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Major Action: 11/19/2008 Cleared for White House.


15. H.R.2522 : To establish a congressional Commission on the Abolition of Modern-Day Slavery.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 5/24/2007)      Cosponsors (42)
Committees: House Foreign Affairs; House Judiciary; House Ways and Means; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 6/25/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.


16. H.R.2897 : To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a prospective payment system instead of the reasonable cost-based reimbursement method for Medicare-covered services provided by Federally qualified health centers and to expand the scope of such covered services to account for expansions in the scope of services provided by Federally qualified health centers since the inclusion of such services for coverage under the Medicare Program.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/28/2007)      Cosponsors (26)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/28/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.


17. H.R.3834 : To amend title II of the Social Security Act to increase the level of earnings under which no individual who is blind is determined to have demonstrated an ability to engage in substantial gainful activity for purposes of determining disability.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 10/15/2007)      Cosponsors (57)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 10/15/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


18. H.R.4061 : To allow employees of a commercial passenger airline carrier who receive payments in a bankruptcy proceeding to roll over such payments into an individual retirement plan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 11/1/2007)      Cosponsors (58)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/1/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


19. H.R.5129 : To restore, reaffirm, and reconcile legal rights and remedies under civil rights statutes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 1/23/2008)      Cosponsors (33)
Committees: House Judiciary; House Education and Labor; House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/4/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.


20. H.R.5587 : To direct the Secretary of the Army to conduct a comprehensive study of long-term water management in the southeastern United States.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/11/2008)      Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 3/12/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.


21. H.R.5636 : To establish a comprehensive process to inform American consumers about food and product recalls, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/13/2008)      Cosponsors (12)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.


22. H.R.5637 : To authorize the Attorney General to award grants to eligible entities to prevent or alleviate community violence by providing education, mentoring, and counseling services to children, adolescents, teachers, families, and community leaders on the principles and practice of nonviolence.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 3/13/2008)      Cosponsors (9)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 3/13/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.


23. H.R.5703 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that elderly and disabled individuals receiving in-home care under certain government programs are not liable for the payment of employment taxes with respect to the providers of such care, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 4/3/2008)      Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 4/3/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Note: H.R. 5703 provisions were inserted as Section 5 in H.R. 5719, as passed the House on 4/15/2008. See H.R. 5719 for further action.


24. H.R.5704 : To ensure that home health agencies can assign the most appropriate skilled service to make the initial assessment visit for home health services for Medicare beneficiaries requiring rehabilitation therapy under a home health plan of care, based upon physician referral.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 4/3/2008)      Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 4/7/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.


25. H.R.6227 : To exempt longstanding nonfunctionally-integrated supporting organizations from certain provisions of the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/10/2008)      Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/10/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


26. H.R.6283 : To increase the standard mileage rate for use of an automobile for business, medical, and moving deduction purposes for 2008 and permanently increase such rate for charitable deduction purposes under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and to temporarily increase the reimbursement rate for use of an automobile by Federal employees.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/17/2008)      Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 6/17/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.


27. H.R.6407 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for AmeriCorps educational awards.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 6/26/2008)      Cosponsors (34)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 6/26/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


28. H.R.6747 : To improve the safety of motorcoaches, to allow a credit against income tax for the cost of motorcoaches complying with Federal safety requirements, for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 7/31/2008)      Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure; House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Small Business
Latest Major Action: 8/1/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.


29. H.R.6854 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Secretary of the Treasury to establish the standard mileage rate for use of a passenger automobile for purposes of the charitable contributions deduction and to exclude charitable mileage reimbursements from gross income.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 9/10/2008)      Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 9/10/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


30. H.R.7083 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance charitable giving and improve disclosure and tax administration.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 9/25/2008)      Cosponsors (5)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 9/29/2008 Received in the Senate.


31. H.R.7208 : To reduce and prevent teen dating violence, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 9/28/2008)      Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 9/28/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.


32. H.R.7225 : To establish a National Parents Corps Program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 9/29/2008)      Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 9/29/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.


33. H.R.7284 : To amend the Clean Air Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuel sold in the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 11/19/2008)      Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 11/19/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.


34. H.R.7285 : To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in the maximum level of fees authorized to be charged by representatives with respect to claims of entitlement to past-due benefits and to require cost-of-living adjustments to such level of authorized fees.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 11/19/2008)      Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 11/19/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


35. H.AMDT.581 to H.R.3043 Amendment prohibits funds in the bill from being used to implement two provisions in a proposed Inpatient Prospective Payment System regulation.
Sponsor: Rep Lewis, John [GA-5] (introduced 7/19/2007)      Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 7/19/2007 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Lewis (GA) amendment (A072) Agreed to by recorded vote: 412 - 12 (Roll no. 677).


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