Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 204 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 414 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 46 of 439) 14 Made Into Law (Ranks 205 of 439)
Johnson grew up in Washington, DC, the son of the highest ranking African American then serving in the Bureau of Prisons. He graduated from Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University) and Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall Law School. He is married to Mereda Davis Johnson and has two children.http://www.hankforcongress.com/about
Johnson has practiced law for 25 years, with a focus on criminal and civil litigation. He gained a degree of prominence early in his career when he successfully won the exoneration of He also served as Associate Judge of the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County for ten years. in 2001, he was elected a DeKalb County Commissioner, a job he held until running for Congress in 2006.http://www.hankforcongress.com/about Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5830Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 15 Views
To provide that in the case of a law enforcement officer who uses deadly force against a person, and thereby causes the death of that person, ...
H.R.5831Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 12 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for violent crimes by certain State or local law enforcement officers, and for oth...
H.R.5478 - Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement ActReferred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 23 Views
To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5880Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 26 Views
To repeal a limitation in the Labor-Management Relations Act regarding requirements for labor organization membership as a condition of employ...
H.R.5837Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 6 Views
To provide for the establishment of a global affairs strategy and assistance for people of African descent, and for other purposes.
H.R.5838 - Private Prison Information Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 14 Views
To require non-Federal prisons and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners under a contract with the Federal Government to make availab...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014