US Congress Representative Jeff Fortenberry [R]

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USHB1472EngrossTo rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park. This bill redesignates the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as the "Homestead National Historical Park."
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2019-11-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1446EngrossMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copi...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB307IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Preservation Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally si...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3851IntroTravel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2019 This bill extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027 and raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4935IntroTeleabortion Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9064)
USHB5190IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance for health centers and rural health clinics to implement electronic provider consultation and related telemedicine services.
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB724EnrollPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-18
Presented to President.
USHB2423EnrollWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-18
Presented to President.
USHB5149IntroTo prohibit actions to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the Open Skies Treaty.
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2019-11-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4692IntroCountering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5096IntroTo improve passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes permanent, beginning in FY2020, funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation...
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
USHB5007IntroFarmers' Access to Resources and Machinery Act
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2019-11-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR678IntroCommending the performance of the Special Operations Forces and a military working dog in the eradication of the terrorist leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. This resolution recognizes the value of military working dogs and specifically h...
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2019-11-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR189IntroRecognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development's commitment to global nutrition through its mu...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR230IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States condemns all forms of violence against children globally and recognizes the harmful impacts of violence against children.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB4934IntroDignity for Aborted Children Act
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2019-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR640IntroCondemning the global persecution of Christians.
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2019-10-25
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB4736IntroHonest Elections Act
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2019-10-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8411-8412)
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-10-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 199.
USHB4777IntroProtect our Elections Act
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2019-10-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB4738IntroPregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act
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2019-10-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4091IntroARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB95EngrossHomeless Veteran Families Act This bill updates the Department of Veterans Affairs per diem payment calculation for entities furnishing services to homeless veterans to include funding for a minor dependent. The rate for per diem payments is the dail...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR630IntroCondemning and censuring Adam Schiff, Representative of California's 28th Congressional District. This resolution censures and condemns Representative Adam Schiff of California for certain misleading conduct.
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2019-10-15
To House Ethics Committee
USHB4681IntroNational World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-10-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2490IntroTo amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of the Inte...
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2019-10-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USHB4482IntroProtecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 This bill authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), every fiscal year, to hire, train, and assign 240 new agricultural specialists until the total number of specialists equals and susta...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB4553IntroAdding Epidemic Diseases to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4489IntroHotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7999)
USHB1135IntroIndian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2019 This bill authorizes advance appropriations for the Indian Health Services and Indian Health Facilities accounts of the Indian Health Service. The advance appropriations provide new budget auth...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act
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2019-09-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 212.
USHB4305IntroPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4385IntroSmall Refinery Exemption Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2336PassFamily Farmer Relief Act of 2019
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2019-08-23
Became Public Law No: 116-51. (TXT | PDF)
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34. (TXT | PDF)
USHB693EngrossPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans....
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
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