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Congressman Matt Gaetz

Representing the 1st District of Florida


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May 8, 2017 Page

Reported to House without amendment (03/20/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

American Health Care Act of 2017


Subtitle A--Patient Access to Public Health Programs

May 4, 2017 Video

Today, I voted in favor of The American Health Care Act — a bill that will make health insurance more accessible and more affordable for people across America.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Today, I voted in favor of The American Health Care Act — a bill that will make health insurance more accessible and more affordable for people across America.

April 6, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON – Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz and Democratic Congressman Darren Soto have joined forces in a bipartisan effort to make it easier for ill-patients and scientific and medical researchers to obtain marijuana.

The proposed legislation, “to provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act”, is aimed at rescheduling marijuana from a Schedule I drug, on par with heroin and LSD, to a Schedule III drug, on par with anabolic steroids.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Gaetz Statement on AHCA

Today the Republican-controlled House of Representatives let down President Trump and, more importantly, the American people. We did so in the most cowardly, craven way possible — by failing to vote on the repeal of Obamacare. I share the frustration and disappointment of Northwest Floridians who expected and deserved action. We should know who was willing to stand with President Trump and who wasn’t. Now we never will.

March 24, 2017 Video

Congressman Gaetz delivers speech on the American Health Care Act ahead of vote.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Matt Gaetz Announces Support for Revised American Health Care Act



Yesterday, Republicans in the House of Representatives revealed several key changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the new Republican healthcare plan. Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL-01) led the fight for these bold, conservative changes to be included during the AHCA markup in the House Budget Committee. Gaetz has announced that he will now vote in favor of this bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

March 2, 2017 Page

To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


March 2, 2017 Page

H. R. 352


To amend the Social Security Act to replace the Medicaid program and the Children’s Health Insurance program with a block grant to the States, and for other purposes.

February 22, 2017 Page

H. R. 692 - "Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act"



To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.