US Congress Representative Jeff Fortenberry [R]

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USHR311IntroRecognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia. Welcomes the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to the United States f...
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2017-09-25
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
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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2017-09-21
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.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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
USHB3687IntroFarm to School Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3570IntroTransportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Environment 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
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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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHB3274IntroPresident John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act
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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
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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 .
USHB2862IntroWildfire Disaster Funding Act This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to require specified adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2017-FY2026 to accommodate appropriations for wildfire suppression ope...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR400IntroSupporting the designation of a National Day of Civility. Supports a National Day of Civility and urges Americans to be more respectful and polite to others in daily life.
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2017-06-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2918IntroPatients First Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct and support basic and applied research to develop techniques for the isolation, derivation, production, ...
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health 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. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, if the American Health Care Act (H.B. ...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 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 reviews for in...
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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
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 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services 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. Recognizes: (1) the importance of U.S. assistance to buil...
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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. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting religious freedom globally. Calls on the President to: strengthen U.S. religious freedom diplo...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations 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
USHB2505IntroCredit for Caring Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an eligible caregiver a new tax credit for 30% of the cost of long-term care expenses that exceed $2,000, up to $3,000 in a taxable year. The bill defines "eligible car...
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2017-05-17
To House Ways And Means 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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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 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
USHB2173IntroCruise Passenger Protection Act
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2017-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USHB1865IntroAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to specify that communications decency provisions protecting providers or users of interactive computer services from liability for t...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR257IntroCondemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States. Condemns hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, dis...
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1939IntroEnsuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2017
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2017-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Health 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. Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division. Commends such division for continuing to exemplify its motto, "No Mission Too Difficult. No Sacrifice Too Great. Duty First...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1828IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (...
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2017-04-12
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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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1825IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1895IntroProtecting Life and Integrity in Research 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.
USHB1897IntroABLE Financial Planning Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-free rollovers of amounts in qualified tuition programs (529 plans) to qualified ABLE programs. (Tax-favored ABLE [Achieving a Better Life Experience] accounts are de...
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2017-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1896IntroABLE to Work Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to ABLE accounts (tax-exempt savings accounts for persons with a disability), to allow: (1) an ABLE account beneficiary to make additional contributions to an ABLE acco...
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2017-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1847IntroPAST Act Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health 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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
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
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