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Congressman Michael Burgess from Texas

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Congressman Michael C. Burgess
Republican
Next Election: 2022
Michael C. Burgess
Texas
202-225-7772
District: 26
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Latest Announcements:

Oct 12 2021 - 12:00 AM

Burgess to Maria Bartiromo: I shouldnt speculate but look all I know is its wrong, its not working"

Oct 12 2021 - 12:00 AM

Burgess speaks on House Floor about Debt Limit

Latest Votes:

Oct 12 2021

Voted No On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES716

Providing for consideration of H.R. 2119, the Family Violence and Services Improvement Act; H.R. 3110, PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act; H.R. 3992, POJA Act of 2021; relating to consideration of ...

Oct 12 2021

Voted Yes On Motion to Adjourn on ADJOURN

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $1,827,227
Individual $625,291
PAC & SuperPac $1,005,757
Disbursements: $2,102,030
Individual Refunds $19,275
Committee Refunds $1,000
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $142,497

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr4512 - Jul 19 2021

To amend section 416 of title 39, United States Code, to remove the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue semipostals except as provided for by an Act of Congress, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4511 - Jul 19 2021

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the use of emergency use authorization data and real world evidence gathered during an emergency to support premarket applications for drugs, biological products, and devices, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4026 - Jun 22 2021

To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on actions taken by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address social determinants of health.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres359 - Apr 30 2021

Expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
8

hres17 - Jan 5 2021

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should redirect and target foreign assistance provided to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in a manner that addresses the driving causes of illegal immigration into the United States from such countries, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr9028 - Dec 18 2020

To establish the American Nuclear Leadership Commission, and for other purposes.

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8505 - Oct 2 2020

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a one-year waiver of budget neutrality adjustments under the Medicare physician fee schedule, and for other purposes.

House Appropriations Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8086 - Aug 22 2020

To provide additional appropriations for the public health and social services emergency fund, and for other purposes.

House Budget Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7898 - Jul 31 2020

To amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6286 - Mar 13 2020

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify rules relating to health savings accounts.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4870 - Oct 28 2019

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the Public Health Service Corps.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4490 - Sep 25 2019

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3644 - Jul 9 2019

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

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3062 - Jun 3 2019

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.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
16

hr6642 - Jul 31 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1011 - Jul 23 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1012 - Jul 23 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1011 - Jul 23 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres1012 - Jul 23 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6370 - Jul 13 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6314 - Jul 6 2018

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

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres954 - Jun 20 2018

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

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres954 - Jun 20 2018

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

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres952 - Jun 20 2018

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

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres949 - Jun 19 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6050 - Jun 8 2018

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

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres923 - Jun 6 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres923 - Jun 6 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres905 - May 21 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres905 - May 21 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5806 - May 15 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hres787 - Mar 19 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres787 - Mar 19 2018

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.

House Rules Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4987 - Feb 8 2018

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

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr4590 - Dec 7 2017

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
3