Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 227 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 368 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 50 of 439) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 150 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.4944 - Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 2 Views
To require the submission of a report to the Congress on parasitic disease among poor Americans.
H.R.4119 - West Hunter Street Baptist Church Study ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 05, 2014 5 Views
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and ...
H.R.4041Referred to House House Administration Feb 11, 2014 9 Views
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, collectively, in recognition of their unique contribution to Civil Rights, which in...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.684Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 11 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the lif...
H.R.5159Referred to House Judiciary Jul 22, 2014 13 Views
To permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these reques...
H.Res.674Referred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 12 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sedentary lifestyles are a public health issue and supporting the designation of a N...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014