US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB1994IntroVA Accountability Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct. The VA may also remove such individual from the civil service or demote the individual ...
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2015-06-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2920IntroTo amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of any ...
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2015-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1326EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Mulford Road in Mulberry, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class Daniel M. Ferguson Post Office."
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2015-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 130.
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2582EngrossSenior's Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) It is the intent of Congress to: (1) continue to study and request input on the effects of socioeconomic status and dual-eligible populations on the Medicare Advantage (MA) STARS rating system...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2630IntroPreserving Florida's Coastal Communities Act
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2506IntroSeniors' Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) It is the intent of Congress to: (1) continue to study and request input on the effects of socioeconomic status and dual-eligible populations on the Medicare Advantage (MA) STARS rating system...
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2015-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USHB2774IntroStop Punishing Innocent Taxpayers Act
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4166-4167)
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2633IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2293IntroPreventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2492IntroTo direct the Secretary of the Army to provide for modification of certain Federal water resources development projects on the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2510IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation.
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2553IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2015
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2015-05-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2524IntroSupport Our Start-Ups Act
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB2335IntroStop Tampering of Prescription Pills Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB271IntroCreating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery Act or the COVER Act Establishes the Veterans Expedited Recovery Commission to: examine the efficacy of the evidence-based therapy model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating mental h...
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the ...
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2015-05-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB2334IntroRefundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to require taxpayers claiming such credit to provide their social security numbers on their tax returns....
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2015-05-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2128IntroReal Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB557IntroRetirement Security Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) prescribe final regulations to permit employers to participate in multiple employer pension benefit plans, (2) promulgate regulations or other guidance to simplify and cla...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1105EngrossDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes for estates of decedents dying or for transfers made on or after the enactment date of this Act. In the case...
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2015-04-20
Received in the Senate.
USHJR42IntroDisapproves and nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service in the matter of protecting and promoting ...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1389IntroAmerican Jobs and Community Revitalization Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish an application process under which a person who lives or does business in a state may apply to have an area in the state ident...
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2015-04-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1258IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines "pet" to mean a domesti...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1717IntroSober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Reauthorization Act or the STOP Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program to reduce underage drinking for FY2016-FY2020. Revises reporting requirements for state programs on undera...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1594IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act Repeals certain provisions which require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military personnel who a...
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2015-03-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1453IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require alignment of updates for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services under a revised prospective payment system (PPS) with up...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1416IntroCancer Patient Protection Act of 2015 This bill requires any new presidential sequestration order for FY2016-FY2017 to declare that no reduction shall be made with respect to payments for physician-administered drugs and biologicals under part B (Sup...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1516IntroEnsuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover, as medical and other health services, complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) items designed or individually ...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1021IntroProtecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish cost-effective procedures to ...
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2015-03-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 29.
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHCR17IntroDeclares 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 over-the-air, or on any business for suc...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB887IntroElectronic Health Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit for a payment year after 2015 any patient encounter of an eligible professional occurring at an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) fro...
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2015-03-13
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 114-40, Part I.
USHB1197IntroAccelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2015 Directs the President to establish the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Directs the Commission to: (1) identify opportunities and ideas w...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1274IntroVision Zero Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Secretary 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 t...
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1212IntroInternet Freedom Act Nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service. Prohibits the FCC from reiss...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supervision and prudential st...
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2015-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1298IntroNo Amnesty Tax Refunds for Illegals Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny the earned income tax credit to a taxpayer to whom a social security number was issued after the close of the taxable year for which such credit is being claimed, unles...
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2015-03-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
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