Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 247 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 104 of 437)
- 168 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 354 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 260 of 438)
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.5740 - Veterans Dependents' Parity ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 25, 2014 2 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.
H.Con.Res.110Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 3 Views
Calling for urgent international intervention on behalf of Iraqi civilians facing a dire humanitarian crisis and severe persecution in the Nin...
H.R.5086Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Dec 10, 2014 8 Views
To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5795 - International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Authorization Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 04, 2014 9 Views
To seek the establishment of and contributions to an International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.
H.R.5747Referred to the House Committee Nov 20, 2014 62 Views
To authorize the direct provision of defense articles, defense services, and related training to the Kurdistan Regional Government, and for ot...
H.R.5656 - Global Food Security Act of 2014Received in the Senate Dec 11, 2014 35 Views
To authorize a comprehensive strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to reduce global poverty and hung...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014