Rep. Vern Buchanan
Republican • 16th District, Florida • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 95 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 34 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 343 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 315 of 439)
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.557 - Retirement Security Act of 2015Referred to House Education and the Workforce Jan 27, 2015 1 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify safe harbor requirements applicable to automatic contribution arrangements, and for other...
H.R.409 - Stop Punishing Innocent Americans ActReferred to the Subcommittee Feb 05, 2015 2 Views
To reinstate the 10-year statute of limitations period applicable to collection of amounts paid to Social Security beneficiaries by administra...
H.J.Res.17Referred to the Subcommittee Jan 22, 2015 2 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1717Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 2 Views
To provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.
H.R.1559Referred to House Ways and Means Mar 24, 2015 12 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of an initial comprehensive care plan for M...
H.R.1453 - Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015Referred to House Ways and Means Mar 18, 2015 2 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program, and for othe...
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