US Congress Representative Jeff Fortenberry [R]

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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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2018-06-20
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 954 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760. Motion to recommit allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4760 under a closed rule.
USHB4655EngrossCREEPER Act of 2017 Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots Act of 2017
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2345IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2018-06-13
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1026EngrossNorth 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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2018-06-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHB5717IntroJake Laird Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4819IntroDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB3642EngrossMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligible veterans at non-VA health ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5647IntroHUSSAR Act Hungary-United States Supporting Advanced Relations Act This bill makes Hungarian nationals eligible to enter the United States as nonimmigrant traders and investors as provided for under the Immigration and Nationality Act if Hungary prov...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5764IntroGrowing Value-Added Economies Act
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2018-05-10
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5491IntroRural Health Insurance Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to provide loans and grants to assist in the establishment of agricultural association health plans to help bring new health options and lower priced health care co...
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2018-04-30
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR864IntroRecognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2018 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2018-04-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5524IntroTo amend title 39, United States Code, to require the United States Postal Service to establish rates for delivery of inbound international mail that do not discriminate between foreign and domestic mailers, to review foreign practices with respect t...
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2018-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Trade 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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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.
USHB5248IntroSustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5467IntroPurple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018
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2018-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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.
USHB5417IntroREST Act Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers Act
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5343IntroPrescription Transparency Act of 2018
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2018-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
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
USHB4647IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act
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2018-02-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1876IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2018-02-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in the Arm...
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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.
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.
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.
USHB4444IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To rece...
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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
USHB4229IntroProtecting HOME Access Act of 2017 Protecting Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment Access Act of 2017
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4058IntroSALE Act of 2017 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2017 This bill amends the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 to require all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock t...
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2017-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB4131IntroNo Abortion Bonds Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose taxes on state, local, and tax credit bonds that are used to provide a facility owned or used (for any purpose) by an abortion provider for more than 30 days during a year in ...
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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 This bill consolidates, modifies, and authorizes several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to expand regional or local food markets and implement food safety practices. The bill author...
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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
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