US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHB1105IntroDeath 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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2015-04-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR42IntroDisapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to the matter of protecting and promoting the open Internet.
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2015-04-13
USHB1389IntroAmerican Jobs and Community Revitalization Act of 2015
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2015-04-08
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
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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2015-03-26
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
USHB1453IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015
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2015-03-20
USHB1416IntroCancer Patient Protection Act of 2015
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2015-03-20
USHB1021IntroProtecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015 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 ensure t...
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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
USHB887IntroElectronic Health Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit any patient encounter of an eligible professional occurring at an ambulatory surgical center from being treated as such an encounter in dete...
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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
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-03-06
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
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
USHB746IntroAnimal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors Act
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2015-02-27
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
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
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
USHB940IntroHealth Care Conscience Rights Act
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2015-02-13
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
USHB836IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
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
USHB91IntroVeteran's I.D. Card Act 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 enrollment...
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2015-02-06
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
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
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
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
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
USHB555IntroFederal Exchange Data Breach Notification Act of 2015
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2015-01-30
USHB588IntroMedicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to repeal the allowance for disenrollment, between January 1 and March 15...
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2015-01-30
USHB602IntroPro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5-gold coins, 400,000 $1-silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins emblematic of the game of professional football. Re...
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2015-01-28
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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2015-01-27
USHB512IntroDeveloping an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms Act of 2015 or the DISARM Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) recognize the c...
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2015-01-23
USHB36IntroPain-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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2015-01-22
USHJR17IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2015-01-22
USHJR4IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2015-01-12
USHB30Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Save American Workers Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of ...
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2015-01-12
USHB187IntroNo Budget, No Pay Act Prohibits the payment of any pay to any Member of Congress (excluding the Vice President): (1) if both houses of Congress have not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget for a fiscal year before October 1 of that fiscal ...
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2015-01-07
USHB92IntroAmends 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 Office (CBO) determines that the federal aggr...
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2015-01-06
USHB160IntroProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers.
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2015-01-06
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 th...
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2015-01-06
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