US Congress Representative Jeff Fortenberry [R]

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USHB1456IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain ci...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5129IntroGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5491IntroRural Health Insurance Act of 2018
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2018-04-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164.
USHB5467IntroPurple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018
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2018-04-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB756IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2018-03-20
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Garrett asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 756, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Chaffetz, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1116EngrossTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with co...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4909EngrossSTOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant prog...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB4647IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act
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2018-02-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history revie...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4655IntroCREEPER Act of 2017 Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots Act of 2017
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4712EngrossBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2018-01-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB4819IntroDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1661IntroAffordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the low-income housing credit, to rename the credit "the affordable housing credit" and make several modifications to the credit. The bill r...
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2018-01-16
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Curbelo asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1661, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR656IntroHonoring the 100th anniversary of Boys Town. Honors the 100th anniversary of Boys Town (a nonprofit organization that provides care and services to children and families).
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2017-12-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Urges the government of Venezuela to heed the calls of the international community to: (1) hold free, fair, and open elections; (2) releas...
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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke sy...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB3897EngrossGold Star Family Support and Installation Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB4316IntroBeginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4058IntroSALE Act of 2017 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB4131IntroNo Abortion Bonds Act
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2017-10-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4107IntroUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-10-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3712IntroMajor General Tim Lowenberg National Guard Cyber Defenders Act
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4053IntroTo amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require an independent audit of the cybersecurity practices of certain consumer reporting agencies, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the Consumer Financial Pro...
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2017-10-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4007IntroTo revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
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2017-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary o...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3976IntroAccess to Marketplace Insurance Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3941IntroLocal FARMS Act Local Food And Regional Market Supply Act
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2017-10-04
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A vio...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR311IntroRecognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia. Supports: (1) the elevation of the U.S.-Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) relationsh...
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2017-09-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks. In addition, the bill allows the GAO to aud...
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2017-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 228.
USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
USHB3688IntroWinnebago Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill takes specified federal land in Iowa into trust for the benefit of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. The land becomes part of the tribe's reservation.
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2017-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB3694IntroFuture of the Nunn-Lugar Program Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to: (1) seek to enter into an agreement with a federally funded research and development center to assess requirements for cooperative threat reduction, a...
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2017-09-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3687IntroFarm to School Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3646IntroWater Quality Conservation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to authorize the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to carry out a precision conservation pilot program to provide grants to up to 10 states to assist producers with ...
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2017-09-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3570IntroTransportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHR495IntroRecognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2017 as "PCOS Awareness Month". Expresses support for the goals and ideals of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awaren...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3642IntroMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3251IntroNational Discovery Trails Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to establish as part of the national trails system national discovery trails, which shall be extended, continuous interstate trails located to provide for outdoor recreatio...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3596IntroRightsizing Pension Premiums Act of 2017 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to: (1) modify the formula that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) uses to calculate the funded percentage of single-em...
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2017-07-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3274IntroPresident John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 500,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of President John F. Kennedy. The bill requires all sales of such coins to incl...
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2017-07-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3097IntroHolding SSA Employees Accountable Act
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2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHB3167IntroDebt Ceiling Alternative Act This bill establishes requirements and authorities for notifying Congress, issuing bonds, proposing rescissions, and selling assets if the debt limit will be reached. The Department of the Treasury must notify Congress if...
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2017-07-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3032IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) cover marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare, (2) exclude such services from t...
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR274IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2017-06-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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