a Senator from Florida; born in Bloomington, Ill., December 1, 1952; graduated North Kansas City High School, Kansas City, Mo., 1970; B.A., business administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1975; J.D., Southern Methodist University, 1978; served in the United States Navy 1971-1974; admitted to the Texas bar in 1978 and commenced practice in Dallas, Tex.; co-owner of Texas Rangers baseball team; venture capitalist and founder of health care, investment, and other companies; chief executive officer; governor of Florida 2011-2018; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025.
A resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the heinous attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016.
Crime and Law Enforcement
This resolution commemorates the 49 victims killed in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. It also offers heartfelt condolences to the families, loved ones, and friends of the victims.
A bill to make improvements to the conduct of United States foreign policy through a change in the supervision of the Peace Corps and transferring it from the status of 'independent agency' to a subordinate agency within the Department of State, and for other purposes.
A bill to require reporting on prescription drug expenditures under group health plans and on prescription drug price changes, and for other purposes.
Prescription Drug Price Reporting ActThis bill requires that all prescription drug manufacturers submit certain information for every drug marketed in the United States to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Specifically, manufacturers must provide information about cost, pricing, and rebates. Manufacturers are also required to submit any price changes to a prescription drug at least 30 days in advance.HHS must make this information available through a public database that enab...
A joint resolution proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States relative to the line item veto, a limitation on the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve, and requiring a vote of two-thirds of the membership of both Houses of Congress on any legislation raising or imposing new taxes or fees.
A bill to prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Maduro regime, and for other purposes.
Government Operations and Politics
Venezuelan Contracting Restriction Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from entering into a contract for the procurement of goods or services with any person that has business operations with an authority of the Venezuelan government that is not recognized as the legitimate government of Venezuela by the U.S. government. (The United States recognizes Juan Guaido as interim President of the legitimate government of Venezuela.)