Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 14 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 204 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 414 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 46 of 440) 16 Made Into Law (Ranks 213 of 440)
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.5831 - Police Accountability Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 1 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.5830 - Grand Jury Reform Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 7 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.5478 - Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement ActReferred to the House Committee Sep 16, 2014 10 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.5880 - Eliminate So-Called Right-to-Work Legislation Nationwide Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2014 17 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 4 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 7 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: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, 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