US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHR401IntroUrging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade.
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2017-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2719IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB115EngrossThin Blue Line Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include killing or targeting a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first res...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2519IntroThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2142IntroINTERDICT Act International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB2373IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the accreditation of osteopathic residency training programs for purposes of graduate medical education payments under the Medicare program. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of th...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2191IntroSEAT Act of 2017 Secure Equity in Airline Transportation Act of 2017
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2126IntroWhat Works to Move Welfare Recipients into Jobs Act
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2017-04-25
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB19IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes a comprehensive women's history museum within the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, to provide for: (1) the collection, study, and establishment of programs related to women's cont...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services required to tr...
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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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.
USHB1847IntroPAST Act Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1843IntroClyde-Hirsch-Sowers RESPECT Act Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act This bill revises the authority and procedures that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) uses to seize property that ...
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2017-03-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1779IntroNo Budget, No Pay Act
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2017-03-29
To House Administration Committee
USHB1698IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
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2017-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1652IntroOver-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1406IntroDog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2017
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1494IntroPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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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2017-03-21
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB909IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the definition of stalking to include conduct that causes a person to experience a reasonable fear of death or serious bodily injury to his or her pet. Additionall...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1266IntroVision Zero Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to award grants to a city, town, township, borough, county, parish, district, village, or other political subdivision of a state to develop a Vision Zero plan to eliminate ...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB321PassInspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, ...
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2017-02-28
Became Public Law No: 115-7. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1121IntroPre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017
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2017-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB846IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill: (1) repeals certain provisions that require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military p...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act This bill: (1) allows the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability (currently, only for a disability rated at 50% or more), and (2) repeals...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB930IntroLymphedema Treatment Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover certain lymphedema compression treatment items as durable medical equipment under Medicare. (Lyphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention an...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR77IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers relating to the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Water Control Master Manual. This joint resoluti...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHR30IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB1164IntroTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-02-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1098IntroNew Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new markets tax credit, (2) provide for an inflation adjustment to the limitation amount for such credit after 2016, and (3) allow an o...
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2017-02-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB849IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under the PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to re...
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2017-02-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB512EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide each veteran who submits a claim for VA benefits with an opportunity to permit a covered congre...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR121IntroExpressing support for health and wellness coaches and "National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week". Expresses support for the designation of National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week and for the efforts of health and wellness coac...
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2017-02-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB227IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994, the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997, the Great Ape Conservation Fund...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB816IntroFACT Act Federal Accountability in Chemical Testing Act
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB854IntroRetirement Security for American Workers Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to modify the qualification requirements for certain multiple employer retirement plans. A multipl...
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2017-02-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7EngrossNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017 TITLE I--PROHIBITING FEDERALLY FUNDED ABORTIONS (Sec. 101) This bill makes permanent the prohibition on the use of federal funds, including funds in the budget of the...
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2017-01-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR10IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that tax-exempt fraternal benefit societies have historically and continue to provide critical benefits to Americans and United States communities. Expresses the sense of Congress that the tax exemption of fratern...
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2017-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB113IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug. The bill prohibits the knowing s...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB246IntroTo repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This bill repeals a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that imposes an annual fee on a health insurance provide...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB444IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 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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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB646IntroNo Pay Raise for Congress Act This bill amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide that pay for Members of Congress may not be increased by any adjustment scheduled to take effect in a calendar year if the Congressional Budget Offic...
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2017-01-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR13IntroSupporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. Declares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings ...
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2017-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB114IntroSocial Media Screening for Terrorists Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to search all public records, including Internet sites and social media profiles, to determine if an alien applying for admission to the United S...
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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB253IntroFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2017 This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) regarding, among other matters: (1) mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment s...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB564IntroTraditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and fr...
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2017-01-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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