US Congress Representative Vern Buchanan [R]

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USHB8611IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4755 Southeast Dixie Highway in Port Salerno, Florida, as the "Joseph Bullock Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4755 ...
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2020-10-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8580IntroTo amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Little Manatee River as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB8558IntroTo amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for health coverage of nipple-areolar complex tattooing in connection with reconstructive surgery following mastectomy and to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Ac...
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB8433IntroTo address the public health risks posed by wildlife markets, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8333IntroBUILDER Act of 2020 Building United States Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2969EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida, as the "Althea Margaret Daily Mills Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5062EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9930 Conroy Windermere Road in Windermere, Florida, as the "Officer Robert German Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8236IntroCREEPER Act 2.0 Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots Act 2.0
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2020-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2564IntroMedicare Enrollment Protection Act This bill creates a special Medicare enrollment period for individuals enrolled in, or transitioning out of, continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)—a federal law tha...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8195IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "A.K. Baker VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-09-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7646IntroProtect America's Statues Act of 2020 This bill makes certain jurisdictions ineligible for historic preservation grants or fixed guideway capital investment grants. Ineligible jurisdictions are those with any law, regulation, policy, or procedure wit...
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2020-08-07
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB7947IntroSupporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act
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2020-08-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7111IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7450IntroPrevent Harmful Algal Blooms Act
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7806IntroSOS Act Save our Stages Act This bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to eligible live venue operators, producers, promoters, or talent representatives to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-07-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6082IntroForgotten Vietnam Veterans Act This bill revises the definition of Vietnam era for purposes of the laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Specifically, the bill adjusts the start date of the era to November 1, 1955 (currently Februa...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7643IntroTo set forth the policy of the United States regarding vandalism, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7640IntroLocal Journalism Sustainability Act This bill allows individual and business taxpayers certain tax credits for the support of local newspapers and media. Specifically, individual taxpayers may claim an income tax credit up to $250 for a local newspap...
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7663IntroProtecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill (1) authorizes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to generall...
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6194IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institution...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7505IntroAmerican Innovation Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7278IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7154IntroOutpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization Act This bill modifies payment and funding for certain outpatient therapy services under Medicare. Among other things, the bill specifically includes physicians, physical therapists, occupational the...
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7039IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 210 North Missouri Avenue in Lakeland, Florida, as the "Officer Paul Dunn Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 210 North...
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2020-05-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7040IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2800 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, Florida, as the "Officer Ken Foley Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2800 ...
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2020-05-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6829IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6708IntroSecuring America's Medicine Cabinet Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6487IntroACCESS Act Advancing Connectivity during the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors Act This bill (1) provides appropriations for the Telehealth Resource Center Program of the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth within the Federal Office of R...
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2020-04-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6444IntroStop COVID Act of 2020 Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases Act of 2020 This bill limits the immunity of foreign states from suit in the United States. Specifically, it bars immunity for a foreign state in cases where the foreign state, wh...
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2020-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6433IntroHEROES Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations Act of 2020 This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, wages and other income up to $50,000 of qualified first responders for the period beginning on Fe...
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2020-04-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6419IntroSenior Legal Hotline Act of 2020
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2020-03-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6407IntroTo rescind the appropriation made to the Kennedy Center in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This bill rescinds the appropriation to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts provided for in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...
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2020-03-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6399IntroSAVE Act of 2020 Securing America's Vaccines for Emergencies Act of 2020
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2020-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6151IntroCARING for Kids Act Comprehensive Access to Robust Insurance Now Guaranteed for Kids Act
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2020-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5826IntroConsumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2020
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5851Intro2019 ESOP Fairness Act This bill allows certain over-the-counter securities to be treated as publicly traded employer securities for purposes of the diversification requirements for employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
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2020-02-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4044EngrossProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act This bill reauthorizes for FY2022-FY2026 and revises the National Estuary Program, which provides grants to protect or restore estuaries of national significance. Specifically, the bill expands the types of...
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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