Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 34 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 42 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 287 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 315 of 439)
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.1494 - Retirement Health Savings Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 19, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit rollovers from retirement plans to health savings accounts.
H.R.1292 - Disabled Veterans Commissary and Exchange Store Benefits ActReferred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges to veterans with a compensable service-conn...
H.R.1223Referred to the House Committee Mar 03, 2015 0 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the retroactive claim of the earned income tax credit after issuance of a social securit...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1691Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 0 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit an institution of higher education located in the United States from participating in st...
H.R.1567Referred to the House Committee Mar 24, 2015 14 Views
To authorize a comprehensive, strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to reduce global poverty and hun...
H.R.1489 - International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Authorization Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 19, 2015 2 Views
To seek the establishment of and contributions to an International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Aye (with party)March 25, 2015