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Congressman Michael Burgess from Texas

Profile for Congressman Michael Burgess from Texas

Congressman Michael C. Burgess
Republican
Texas
202-225-7772
District: 26

Next Election: 2020

Missed 0 Votes

Absent for 0% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 18

Latest Votes:

Oct 17 2019

Voted No On Passage on HR1815

SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act

Oct 17 2019

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Amendment on HR1815

Wagner of Missouri Part B Amendment No. 3

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Latest Announcements:

Oct 17 2019 - 12:00 AM

Burgess Disappointed that Committee will not be able to Deliver on Drug Pricing

Oct 16 2019 - 12:00 AM

Burgess Opening Statement at Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing to Address the National Youth Tobacco Epidemic

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,684,056
Individual $556,921
PAC & SuperPac $1,105,808
Disbursements: $1,744,861
Individual Refunds $1,600
Committee Refunds $5,000
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $417,300

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Bills Sponsored:

Sep 25 2019

hr4490

House Judiciary Committee

0 cosponsors

To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Sep 25 2019

Jul 9 2019

hr3644

House Energy and Commerce Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the Independence at Home medical practice demonstration program under the Medicare program.

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jul 9 2019

Jun 3 2019

hr3062

House Ways and Means Committee

16 cosponsors

To repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. - Jun 3 2019

Jul 31 2018

hr6642

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to sunset the limit on the maximum rebate amount for single source drugs and innovator multiple source drugs.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jul 31 2018

Jul 23 2018

hres1012

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6199) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include certain over-the-counter medical products as qualified medical expenses, and providing for proceedings during the period from July 27, 2018, through September 3, 2018.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 174. - Jul 24 2018

Jul 23 2018

hres1011

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 184) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6311) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to modify the definition of qualified health plan for purposes of the health insurance premium tax credit and to allow individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market to purchase a lower premium copper plan.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 173. - Jul 24 2018

Jul 13 2018

hr6370

House Energy and Commerce Committee

1 cosponsors

To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jul 13 2018

Jul 6 2018

hr6314

House Ways and Means Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow bronze and catastrophic plans in connection with health savings accounts.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Jul 6 2018

Jun 20 2018

hres954

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 157. - Jun 21 2018

Jun 20 2018

hres952

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 155. - Jun 20 2018

Jun 19 2018

hres949

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6) to provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5797) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide under Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid use disorders in institutions for mental diseases; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 6082) to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jun 20 2018

Jun 8 2018

hr6050

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To allow all individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market the option to purchase a lower premium copper plan.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jun 8 2018

Jun 6 2018

hres923

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 5895) making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3) to rescind certain budget authority proposed to be rescinded in special messages transmitted to the Congress by the President on May 8, 2018, in accordance with title X of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act 1974.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Jun 7 2018

May 21 2018

hres905

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5515) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2019 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (S. 204) to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (S. 2155) to promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory relief, and enhance consumer protections, and for other purposes.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 146. - May 22 2018

May 15 2018

hr5806

House Energy and Commerce Committee

2 cosponsors

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance with respect to the expedited approval of certain drugs, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - May 15 2018

Mar 19 2018

hres787

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4566) to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under such Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5247) to authorize the use of eligible investigational drugs by eligible patients who have been diagnosed with a stage of a disease or condition in which there is reasonable likelihood that death will occur within a matter of months, or with another eligible illness, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 133. - Mar 20 2018

Feb 8 2018

hr4987

House Ways and Means Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for technical amendments to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System under Medicare.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w - Feb 8 2018

Dec 7 2017

hr4590

House Judiciary Committee

3 cosponsors

To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Dec 7 2017

Nov 1 2017

hres600

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 849) to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Nov 2 2017

Nov 1 2017

hres601

House Rules Committee

0 cosponsors

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3922) to extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Nov 2 2017