Rep. Vern Buchanan
Republican • 16th District, Florida • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 256 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 122 of 437)
- 185 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 334 of 439) 16 Made Into Law (Ranks 133 of 439)
Buchanan was born on May 8, 1951. He grew up in Michigan, the son of a factory foreman in a family of six children. When he graduated from high school in 1969, he joined the Michigan Air National Guard, serving there for six years. Buchanan got a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Cleary University, in Michigan, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Detroit.
After graduating with a BA, Buchanan went to work for Burroughs, a Detroit-based computer company. Next, in 1975, he became the Michigan distributor for a SMI, a firm that specialized in sales and marketing training materials. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4491 - The Stop Punishing Innocent Taxpayers ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jun 09, 2014 4 Views
To amend title 31, United States Code, to restore the 10-year statute of limitations applicable to collection of debt by administrative offset.
H.Res.343Referred to the House Committee Sep 12, 2013 1 Views
Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable E. Clay Shaw, Jr., formerly a Representative of the S...
H.R.2674 - Job Creation Act of 2013Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 24, 2013 5 Views
To encourage job creation, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5780 - Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 19, 2014 17 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the integrity of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
H.R.5739 - No Social Security for Nazis ActSigned by President Dec 18, 2014 42 Views
To amend the Social Security Act to provide for the termination of social security benefits for individuals who participated in Nazi persecuti...
H.R.5089Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Sep 09, 2014 2 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Mulford Road in Mulberry, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class ...
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 ActAbstain (against 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