US Congress Representative Jeff Fortenberry [R]

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USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to provide assistance to entities taking specified criminal and judicial actions against individuals who are suspected of committing gen...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2192EngrossTo amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff.
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2017-06-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-05-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017
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2017-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR172IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the Russian Federation, its officials, security services, and any person or entity within the Russian Federation or associated with the Russian Government, should not interfe...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR252IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria and supporting the establishment of safe zones in Syria.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR319IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to promoting religious freedom globally, and for other purposes.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR260IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) nuclear security role. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plays an ...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB2519IntroThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services 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.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR311IntroRecognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB2506IntroVeteran Wellness Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which the VA makes grants to nonprofit veterans services organizations (VSOs) to: (1) upgrade their community facilities into ...
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2017-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2310IntroFaith in Health Savings Accounts Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat membership in a tax-exempt health care sharing ministry as coverage under a high deductible health plan for purposes of the tax deduction for contributio...
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2017-05-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1970IntroKerrie Orozco Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that the following persons may be naturalized upon compliance with all naturalization requirements, except that no prior residence or specified physical presence within...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2150IntroFlags of Convenience Don't Fly Here Act
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2017-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHJR43PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHR267IntroRecognizing the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division.
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1895IntroProtecting Life and Integrity in Research Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1939IntroEnsuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2051IntroFAST Generics Act of 2017 Fair Access for Safe and Timely Generics Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the license holder of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug or biological product from r...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1825IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1838IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) require the payment system for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services to feature certain positive annual adjustmen...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1828IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2017
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB26EngrossRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill states that its purpose is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations....
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017 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 audit the Fe...
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2017-03-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1676IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR220IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding past genocides, and for other purposes. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States, in seeking to prevent war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide...
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2017-03-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2017-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1626IntroStudent Agriculture Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of a student farmer up to $5,000 of the gain from the sale or exchange of personal property (including livestock, crops, and agricu...
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2017-03-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1409IntroCancer Drug Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health plans that cover anticancer medications administered by a health care provider to provide no less favorable cost sharing for patient-...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1311IntroConsumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act This bill amends the Clean Air Act to address the limitations on Reid vapor pressure (a measure of gasoline's volatility) that are placed on gasoline during the summer ozone season. The bill applies the Reid vapo...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1300IntroUnited States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2017 This bill requires a business that employs 50 or more call center employees, excluding part-time employees, or 50 or more call center employees who in the aggregate work at least 1,...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection 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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2017-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1038IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit Medicare Prescription Drug Plan sponsors from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted ...
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2017-03-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E306)
USHB1247IntroTo extend the period of availability of the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act of 2010 by requiring the U.S. Postal Ser...
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2017-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1155IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac, intensive cardiac, and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare)...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1223IntroOPEN Act Orphan Products Extension Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to extend by six months the exclusivity period...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1156IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB997IntroEnglish Language Unity Act of 2017 This bilil establishes English as the official language of the United States. Naturalization ceremonies and official functions of the U.S. government, subject to exceptions, must be conducted in English. The bill de...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHCR32IntroCongratulating the State of Nebraska on the 150th anniversary of the admission of that State into the United States. Congratulates Nebraska on the 150th anniversary of its admission into the United States.
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2017-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1280IntroHealth Savings Account Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to: (1) increase the maximum contribution limits for HSAs to match the sum of the annual deductible and out-of-pocket expenses perm...
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2017-03-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1121IntroPre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017
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2017-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1221IntroInternational Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Authorization Act of 2017 This bill urges the President to make every effort, in conjunction with the government of Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and the international community, to establish an I...
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2017-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1026IntroNorth Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail to extend it to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and to modify the rout...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR21IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the firefight that occurred on March 4, 2007, between members of the United States Marine Corps and enemy forces in Bati Kot District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Expresses the sense...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB1200IntroCollegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations to make collegiate housing and infrastructure grants to certain tax-exempt social clubs (e.g., co...
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2017-02-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1136IntroFDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR60IntroExpressing continued support for the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and urging commencement of negotiations for the development of a North Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (NATIP) between the United Sta...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
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