Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 239 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 384 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 48 of 438) 12 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 438)
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 3 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 ActMotion to reconsider laid Sep 15, 2014 9 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 2 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.R.5407 - Transparency in Policing Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Sep 08, 2014 20 Views
To direct the Attorney General to conduct a study on the cost of the purchase and use of body cameras by State and local law enforcement agenc...
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 10 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 01, 2014 18 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5108: To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5108 To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)September 15, 2014
H.R. 5161: Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5161 E-LABEL ActAye (with party)September 11, 2014
H.R. 3522: Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013
On Passage: H R 3522 To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposesNay (with party)September 11, 2014