Rep. Vern Buchanan
Republican • 16th District, Florida • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 10 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 100 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 63 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 367 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 338 of 440)
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.2774 - Stop Punishing Innocent Taxpayers ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 15, 2015 2 Views
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit recovery of certain overpayments through tax refund offsets and to prohibit the appli...
H.R.2582 - Securing Senior's Health Care Act of 2015Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jun 18, 2015 6 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the risk adjustment under the Medicare Advantage program, to delay the authority to...
H.R.2506 - Seniors' Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No Jun 16, 2015 3 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay the authority to terminate Medicare Advantage contracts for MA plans failing to achie...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2920 - Captive Primate Safety ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 12 Views
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in in...
H.R.2722 - Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin ActReferred to House Budget Jun 10, 2015 6 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.
H.R.2646 - Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jun 11, 2015 15 Views
To make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health...
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.Nay (with 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