Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 268 of 430) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 52 of 430)
- 121 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 353 of 437) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 187 of 437)
Fortenberry was born December 27, 1960 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He holds a Masters degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. He also received a Masters degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. http://fortenberry.house.gov/Biography/
Prior to being elected to the United States Congress, Fortenberry was a member of the Lincoln City Council from 1997-2001. http://fortenberry.house.gov/Biography/ He also worked as "a sales representative with Sandhills Publishing, publishers of Truck Paper, the nation's most circulated publication for buying and selling heavy trucks and trailers." http://supportfort.com/6-16-04-NEWS2.htm Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3599Referred to the House Committee Nov 21, 2013 4 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to payments to long-term care hospitals, and for other purposes.
H.R.3598Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 22, 2013 3 Views
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to permit insurers to offer catastrophic coverage plans to anyone, and for other purpo...
H.R.3022 - National Discovery Trails Act of 2013Referred to the Subcommittee Aug 12, 2013 3 Views
To amend the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails, and to designate the American Discovery Trail, and for other pur...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Con.Res.86Referred to the House Committee Feb 25, 2014 12 Views
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.
H.R.4012 - Secret Science Reform Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 05, 2014 13 Views
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science tha...
H.R.4006 - SNAP Verify Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 12, 2014 15 Views
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require households that receive supplemental nutrition assistance benefits to present photograp...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 499: Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended: H RES 499 Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian FederationAye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3979: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3979 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014Aye (with party)March 11, 2014
H.R. 3474: Hire More Heroes Act of 2013
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 3474 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013Aye (with party)March 11, 2014