Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 237 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 378 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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- Past Seven Days: 52
- All-Time: 33,417
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4944 - Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 1 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 ActOrdered to be Reported (Amended) Jul 30, 2014 4 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 8 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.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 11 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 House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 15 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
H.R.5294 - Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 15, 2014 21 Views
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014