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Congressman Bill Foster from Illinois

Profile for Congressman Bill Foster from Illinois

Congressman Bill  Foster
Democrat
Illinois
202-225-3515
District: 11

Next Election: 2020

Missed 0 Votes

Absent for 0% of Votes

Votes with Party 95%

Seniority: 8

Latest Votes:

Jul 15 2019

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR2037

Saudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act

Jul 15 2019

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended on HRES432

Condemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan

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Latest Announcements:

Jul 10 2019 - 4:33 PM

Foster, Stivers Join Senate Colleagues to Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Protect US Patent Holders, Inventors

Jul 4 2019 - 12:00 AM

Foster wants to allow 'Dreamers' to serve in military

Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $2,658,954
Individual $1,685,200
PAC & SuperPac $808,550
Disbursements: $1,767,982
Individual Refunds $7,300
Committee Refunds $0
Debts owed $1,065,645
Cash on Hand $3,178,753

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Bills Sponsored:

May 21 2019

hr2870

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To repeal the debt ceiling, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - May 21 2019

Apr 25 2019

hres327

House Financial Services Committee

18 cosponsors

Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. - Apr 30 2019

Apr 12 2019

hr2304

House Ways and Means Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a program to populate downloadable tax forms with taxpayer return information.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. - Apr 12 2019

Feb 15 2019

hres137

House Foreign Affairs Committee

3 cosponsors

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) nuclear security role.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - Feb 15 2019

Feb 15 2019

hr1302

House Energy and Commerce Committee

0 cosponsors

To authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, dependence, or addiction.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Feb 15 2019

Feb 15 2019

hr1303

House Natural Resources Committee

0 cosponsors

To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the in-patient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States.

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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. - Feb 15 2019

Dec 22 2018

hr7398

House House Administration Committee

0 cosponsors

To prohibit the operation of an exercise facility for Members of the House of Representatives or the Members' Dining Room in the United States Capitol during a Government shutdown, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. - Dec 22 2018

Nov 29 2018

hr7189

House Energy and Commerce Committee

2 cosponsors

To modernize the National Air Toxics Assessment, the Integrated Risk Information System, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Nov 29 2018

May 23 2018

hr5936

House Intelligence (Permanent Select) Committee

2 cosponsors

To amend the National Security Act of 1947 to require the appointment by the President of the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs to be made by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consider - May 23 2018

May 15 2018

hr5789

House Energy and Commerce Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicaid coverage protections for pregnant and post-partum women while receiving inpatient treatment for a substance use disorder, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Jun 12 2018

Apr 13 2018

hres828

House Foreign Affairs Committee

0 cosponsors

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of science diplomacy, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. - Apr 13 2018

Feb 27 2018

hr5119

House Education and the Workforce Committee

3 cosponsors

To direct the Secretary of Education to carry out a STEM grant program.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. - Feb 27 2018

Feb 6 2018

hr4948

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To provide a Federal charter to the Fab Foundation for the National Fab Lab Network, a national network of local digital fabrication facilities providing universal access to advanced manufacturing tools for learning skills, developing inventions, creating businesses, and producing personalized products, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Feb 6 2018

Jan 19 2018

hr4859

House Education and the Workforce Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow certain payments made by public service employees to qualify for public service repayment, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. - Jan 19 2018

Jul 14 2017

hr3252

House Education and the Workforce Committee

0 cosponsors

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize certain students in retain financial aid eligibility while completing a drug rehabilitation program.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. - Jul 14 2017

Jun 29 2017

hres426

House Armed Services Committee

22 cosponsors

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense should review section 504 of title 10, United States Code, for purposes related to enlisting certain aliens in the Armed Forces.

Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services. - Jun 29 2017

May 26 2017

hr2750

House Financial Services Committee

1 cosponsors

To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to preserve the independent funding the Office of Financial Research.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - May 26 2017

May 23 2017

hr2608

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to apportionments to States for certain highway programs, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. - May 23 2017

May 1 2017

hres300

House Financial Services Committee

4 cosponsors

Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. - May 1 2017

Apr 6 2017

hres260

House Foreign Affairs Committee

2 cosponsors

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) nuclear security role.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. - May 18 2017