US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHB3953PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4122 Madison Street, Elfers, Florida, as the "Private First Class Felton Roger Fussell Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-203.
USHB4987PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3957 2nd Avenue in Laurel Hill, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class William 'Kelly' Lacey Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-213.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of the ...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHCR146IntroExpressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon the President to begin ne...
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR827IntroCondemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the dedication and ...
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2016-07-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
USHB3080IntroTribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "applicable large employer" for purposes of the employer health care mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable C...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 507.
USHB5456EngrossFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2016 TITLE I--INVESTING IN PREVENTION AND FAMILY SERVICES Subtitle A--Prevention Activities Under Title IV-E (Sec. 111) This bill amends Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Se...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and other laws to exempt qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) from certain r...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USHB5550IntroNo Dollars for Ayatollahs Act
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5545IntroPreventing Investment in Terrorist Regimes Act
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5169IntroWhat Works to Move Welfare Recipients into Jobs Act This bill amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title VI of the Social Security Act to revise requirements for research by the Department of Health and Human Services (HH...
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2016-06-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 478.
USHB3380IntroTransnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to broaden the scope of persons subject to criminal prosecution for manufacturing or distributing a controlled substance in schedule ...
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2016-06-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 469.
USHR752IntroCondemning 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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2016-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB3832EngrossStolen Identity Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service to take several actions to prevent and respond to tax-related identity theft and...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5046EngrossComprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants to state, local, and tribal governments to provide opioid a...
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2016-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB2722PassBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB5076IntroMain 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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2016-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4948IntroArtist-Museum Partnership Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who create literary, musical, artistic, scholarly compositions, or similar property a fair market value (determined at the time of contribution) tax d...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the program, wh...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4247IntroCuban Immigrant Work Opportunity Act of 2015 This bill makes Cuban nationals who enter the United States on or after the date of enactment of this Act ineligible for refugee/parolee assistance under the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980. Confo...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4722IntroRefundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require taxpayers who are claiming the refundable portion of the child tax credit to include their social security account ...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB4717IntroMARTLAND Act Mandating America's Responsibility To Limit Abuse, Negligence and Depravity Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy that human rights violations, including child abuse, shall not be conducted or condoned on any U.S. military installa...
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2016-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4650IntroPreserving Patient Access to Post-Acute Hospital Care Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to delay by two additional years the application of negative payment adjustments under the "25-percent rule" to certa...
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2016-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4667IntroTo direct the Secretary of the Army to expedite the completion of repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike, Florida, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, after completion of the study of the Herbert Hoover Dike, Flori...
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2016-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2896IntroTAILOR Act of 2015 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2015 This bill directs the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, th...
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2016-03-02
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 22.
USHB3442EngrossDebt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to provide a report to Congress prior to any date on which the Secretary anticipates the public debt will reach the statutory limit. The S...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impro...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4446IntroZika Response and Safety Act of 2016 This bill authorizes funds made available in prior appropriation Acts to any federal agency for Ebola response and preparedness to be used for Zika virus response and preparedness.
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4301IntroTo require the Secretary of Homeland Security to search all public records to determine if an alien is inadmissible to the United States. This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to search all public records, including Internet sites an...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4343IntroBikeshare Transit Act of 2016 This bill makes a bikeshare project eligible to be an associated transit improvement project, including one carried out to facilitate a bicycle rental operation that makes bicycles available for public transportation, al...
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2016-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHR552IntroExpressing 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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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR451IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Sergeant Charles Martland, a decorated member of the Special Forces, should be reinstated in the United States Army. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: members of the U....
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3815IntroJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity by authorizing U.S. courts to hear cases involving claims against a foreign state for injuries, death, or damages t...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4062IntroProtecting Seniors Access to Proper Care Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow an authorized physician or practitioner who is not enrolled as a Medicare provider to, under certain circumstances, presc...
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4126IntroGuantanamo Transfer Prevention Act This bill prohibits the President from using Department of Defense (DOD) funds to transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any other detainee who ...
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2015-11-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015 Special Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2015 Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of the imple...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015 This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. This bill replaces...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3222IntroEmployee Rights Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents to interfere with the rights of employees to organize and select representation to collectively bargain. A...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR523IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month. Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month, including encouraging individuals to fight diabetes through public awareness about prevention and treatment option...
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3940IntroMeaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to create a blanket exception for providers from the application of certain negative payment adjustments for failing to comply, during the 2...
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3957IntroEmergency Citrus Disease Response Act 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 least 50% i...
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2015-11-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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