US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHB4388IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the implementation of curricula for training students, teachers, and school personnel to understand, recognize, prevent, and respond to signs of human trafficking and exploitation in children and ...
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2019-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4341IntroTo assist in the conservation of critically endangered species in foreign countries, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-17
[Hearing: Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB205EngrossProtecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act of 2019 This bill permanently extends the moratorium on oil and gas leasing, preleasing, and related activities in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico.
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2019-09-09
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Thompson (CA).
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019
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2019-08-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3545IntroNO HATE Act National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3719IntroCTPAT Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB693EngrossPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4001IntroBikeshare Transit Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4002IntroEveryday Philanthropist Act This bill allows employers to offer certain employees a tax-advantaged flexible giving account as a fringe benefit. Flexible giving accounts allow employees to set aside up to $2,700 of their annual pretax earnings to make...
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3375EngrossStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB1837EngrossUnited States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1850EngrossPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3912IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act
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2019-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB97EngrossRAWR Act Rescuing Animals With Rewards Act of 2019 This bill modifies the Department of State rewards program to authorize rewards to individuals who furnish information that assists in the prevention or identification of crimes related to wildlife t...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3585IntroBEACHES in Florida Act Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act
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2019-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
USHB3717IntroDollars for the Wall Act This bill terminates after 2018 the taxpayer checkoff provisions of the Internal Revenue Code for payments to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and replaces them with a taxpayer checkoff for payments to the Border Wall ...
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2019-07-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3151PassTaxpayer First Act This bill revises provisions relating to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), its customer service, enforcement procedures, cybersecurity and identity protection, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. ...
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2019-07-01
Became Public Law No: 116-25.
USHB3529IntroALERTS Act Achieving Lasting Electoral Reforms on Transparency and Security Act
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2019-06-27
To House Administration Committee
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB3421IntroFair Choices for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019
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2019-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1446IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copi...
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2019-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019
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2019-06-10
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1716EngrossCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct and update at least once every seven years an ocean acidification coastal community vulnerability assessment ...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3121IntroPerforming Artist Tax Parity Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3077IntroAffordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2471IntroCanyon's Law Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of sodium fluoroacetate (i.e., Compound 1080) and sodium cyanide in a predator control device. It imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to two years, o...
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2969IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida, as the "Althea Margaret Daily Mills Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2019-05-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2087IntroDrug Price Transparency Act
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2019-05-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR385IntroExpressing support for "Bike to Work Day" on May 17, 2019.
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2019-05-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2226IntroFentanyl Sanctions Act This bill establishes programs to address illicit opioid trafficking and imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in such activities. The President shall impose sanctions on foreign individuals and entitie...
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2573IntroHome Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2564IntroMedicare Enrollment Protection Act This bill creates a special Medicare enrollment period for individuals enrolled in, or transitioning out of, continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)—a federal law tha...
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2019-05-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1741IntroViolence Against Women Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends through March 31, 2020, 19 grant programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and subsequent legislation and administered by the Office on Violence Against Women within t...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1568IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 13.
USHB100IntroVeteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB721IntroSpam Calls Task Force Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Justice to assemble an interagency working group to study and report to Congress on the enforcement of the prohibition of certain robocalls. Specifically, the working group will l...
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2352IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
USHB1911IntroSFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act This bill expands benefits for survivors of members of the Armed Forces. Specifically, it provides commissary and exchange privileges to a remarried former spouse; provides continued eligibility fo...
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2301IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on the prevention of fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitori...
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2207IntroProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2019 This bill repeals the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2019-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2204IntroVenezuelan Contracting Restriction Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from entering into a contract for the procurement of goods or services with any person that has business operations with an authority of the Venezuelan government that is ...
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2019-04-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2096IntroEnergy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act of 2019 This bill allows tax credits for (1) energy storage technologies, and (2) battery storage technology. The bill expands the tax credit for investments in energy property to include equipment that...
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2019-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2015IntroTRACED Act Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes an annual reporting requireme...
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2019-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1948IntroLymphedema Treatment Act of 2019 This bill includes certain lymphedema compression treatment items as covered durable medical equipment under Medicare. (Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling that is caused when th...
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2019-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
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