Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 88 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 92 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 265 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 338 of 440)
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...
- Today: 4
- Past Seven Days: 32
- All-Time: 24,748
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2661 - National Discovery Trails Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 16, 2015 3 Views
To amend the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails, and to designate the American Discovery Trail, and for other pur...
H.R.1494 - Retirement Health Savings Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Mar 19, 2015 0 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 2 Views
To amend title 10, United States Code, to extend military commissary and exchange store privileges to veterans with a compensable service-conn...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2908 - National Bison Legacy ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 3 Views
To adopt the bison as the national mammal of the United States.
H.R.2802 - First Amendment Defense ActReferred to House Ways and Means Jun 17, 2015 28 Views
To prevent discriminatory treatment of any person on the basis of views held with respect to marriage.
H.Res.310Referred to the House Committee Jun 12, 2015 8 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding Srebrenica.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Aye (against party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015