Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
Republican • 1st District, Nebraska • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 51 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 23 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 324 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
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.1169Referred to the House Committee Feb 27, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum contribution limit for health savings accounts.
H.R.1061Referred to the House Committee Feb 25, 2015 5 Views
To reauthorize the farm to school program, and for other purposes.
H.R.984Referred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 2 Views
To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Con.Res.17Referred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 23 Views
Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act.
H.R.969 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 194 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the ...
H.R.975 - Health Freedom for Seniors ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the transfer of required minimum distributions from a retirement plan to a health savings ...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAbstain (against party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015