Rep. Vern Buchanan
Republican • 16th District, Florida • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 239 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 436)
- 183 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 326 of 438) 10 Made Into Law (Ranks 236 of 438)
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 5 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 0 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 8 Views
To encourage job creation, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5089Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Sep 09, 2014 24 Views
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Mulford Road in Mulberry, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class ...
H.R.5078 - Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014Read the second time Sep 11, 2014 109 Views
To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, and for other purposes.
H.R.5053 - Expedited Family Reunification Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 02, 2014 10 Views
To amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompan...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5108: To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5108 To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.Abstain (against party)September 15, 2014
H.R. 5161: Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5161 E-LABEL ActAye (with party)September 11, 2014
H.R. 3522: Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013
On Passage: H R 3522 To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 11, 2014