US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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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
USHB2553IntroTo direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to conduct coastal community vulnerability assessments related to ocean acidification, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2506IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay the authority to terminate Medicare Advantage contracts for MA plans failing to achieve minimum quality ratings.
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2015-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2015-05-21
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2524IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitations for deductible new business expenditures and to consolidate provisions for start-up and organizational expenditures.
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's I.D. Card Act (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to any veteran who requests such card and is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patient e...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture 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.
USHB2335IntroStop Tampering of Prescription Pills Act of 2015
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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1994IntroVA Accountability Act of 2015
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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity 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
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.
USHB1190IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 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 Board to ...
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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)
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
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
USHB1326IntroDesignates 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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2015-03-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USHB1233IntroCommunity Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2015 or the CLEARR Act of 2015 This bill amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic ...
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2015-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB746IntroAnimal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors Act
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2015-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1142IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the low-income housing tax credit, to make permanent the minimum 9% credit rate for new buildings that are not federally-subsidized and to establish a minimum 4% credit rate for existing buildings tha...
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2015-02-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR19IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the tax exemption of fraternal benefit societies continues to generate significant returns to society and that the work of such societies should continue to be promoted.
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2015-02-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB837IntroMedicare Residential Care Coordination Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a demonstration project under titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to evaluate the use ...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB928IntroTo repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB940IntroHealth Care Conscience Rights Act
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1002IntroMortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016 the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a principal residence.
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2015-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB836IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB893IntroBoys 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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2015-02-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB662IntroTraditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015 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 from user fe...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB696IntroAmends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude from the average sales price in calculating Medicare payments for drugs and biologicals any customary prompt pay discounts from manufactur...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB409IntroStop Punishing Innocent Americans Act Reinstates the 10-year statute of limitations period applicable to the collection of amounts paid to Social Security beneficiaries by administrative offset. (This former statute of limitations was repealed effe...
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2015-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB402IntroNational Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is carrying a valid, government-issued identification document containing that person's photograph and a valid permit to carry a concealed fir...
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2015-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB555IntroFederal Exchange Data Breach Notification Act of 2015
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2015-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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