US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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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
USHB909IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2017
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 29 @ 8:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Health 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)
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
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.
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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
USHB1121IntroPre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-02-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
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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2017-01-31
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
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
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
USHB115IntroThin Blue Line Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other fir...
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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB38IntroConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. ...
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2017-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB400IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or po...
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2017-01-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR11IntroObjecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other purposes. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the passage of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334: undermine...
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2017-01-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB253IntroFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2017
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2017-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR5IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year...
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2017-01-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB111IntroSupport Our Start-Ups Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the tax deduction for new business expenditures to organizational expenditures, generally defined as expenditures incident to the creation of a corporation or a partnershi...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB112IntroEmergency Citrus Disease Response Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a full deduction in the current taxable year of the cost of replanting lost or damaged citrus plants. The taxpayer must own an equity interest of at lea...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB116IntroMain Street Fairness Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prevent qualified business income attributed to individuals from being taxed at a higher rate than corporate income. (Under current law, business income attributed to individuals ...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB184IntroProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR14IntroDisapproving of President Obama and his administration's refusal to veto the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council on December 23, 2016. Disapproves of: (1) United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, adopted on D...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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