Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 240 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 164 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 354 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 236 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.Con.Res.110Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 4 Views
Calling for urgent international intervention on behalf of Iraqi civilians facing a dire humanitarian crisis and severe persecution in the Nin...
H.R.5086Subcommittee Hearings Held Jul 29, 2014 4 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...
H.R.4393Referred to the Subcommittee Apr 04, 2014 5 Views
To prohibit any Federal agency or official, in carrying out any Act or program to reduce the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate ch...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5285 - Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 30, 2014 11 Views
To ensure that organizations with religious or moral convictions are allowed to continue to provide services for children.
H.Res.683Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 9 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the current situation in Iraq and the urgent need to protect religious minorities from...
H.R.5129 - UAC State Notification Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 02, 2014 4 Views
To require notification of a Governor of a State if an unaccompanied alien child is placed for custody and care in the State.
Recent Voting History
S. 1603: Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1603 Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation ActAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5461: Restoring Proven Financing for American Employers Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5461 To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014
H.R. 5405: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5405 To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 16, 2014