Rep. Vern Buchanan
Republican • 16th District, Florida • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 149 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 137 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 220 of 436) 5 Made Into Law (Ranks 52 of 436)
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.Res.343Referred to the House Committee Sep 12, 2013 6 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 17 Views
To encourage job creation, and for other purposes.
H.Res.285Referred to the Committee Jun 28, 2013 9 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should ban and prevent the import of shark fins from sharks caught...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.440Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 20 Views
Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions.
H.R.3693 - Flood Insurance Relief and Transparency Act of 2013Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 21 Views
To clarify the application of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 to premium rates for certain properties, and for other pur...
H.R.3579 - Debt Management Act of 2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Dec 04, 2013 8 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to appear before certain committees of the Congress before the United States reaches the debt limit a...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentAye (with party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalAye (with party)December 12, 2013