Rep. Henry Johnson
Democrat • 4th District, Georgia • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 95 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 88 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 59 of 439) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 45 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.1232 - Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement ActReferred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 4 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 ...
H.R.1095 - BEST Practices ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed F...
H.R.1102 - Police Accountability Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for assault or homicide committed by certain State or local law enforcement office...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1600Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 10 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to limit co-payment, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing requirements applicable to presc...
H.R.1619Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 15 Views
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the b...
H.R.1559Referred to House Ways and Means Mar 24, 2015 15 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of an initial comprehensive care plan for M...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Abstain (against party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015