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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:

Nov 20 2019

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass on S2710

To prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force

Nov 20 2019

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass on S1838

A bill to amend the Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, and for other purposes.

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Latest Announcements:

Nov 13 2019 - 9:16 AM

Fosters Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Education Benefits for Military Families Passes House

Nov 12 2019 - 12:00 AM

Foster Introduces Legislation to Improve Government Access to Scientific Information

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:

Oct 18 2019

hr4757

House Armed Services Committee

5 cosponsors

To prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.

Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, and Armed Services, 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. - Oct 18 2019

Oct 16 2019

hr4698

House Energy and Commerce Committee

3 cosponsors

To amend the HITECH Act to allow an individual to obtain a copy of such individual's protected health information at no cost unless certain circumstances apply, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. - Oct 16 2019

Oct 8 2019

hr4623

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To provide lawful permanent resident status for certain advanced STEM degree holders, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. - Oct 8 2019

Jul 26 2019

hr4089

House Education and Labor

4 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 Labor. - Jul 26 2019

Jul 22 2019

hr3871

House Financial Services Committee

0 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. - Jul 22 2019

Jul 18 2019

hr3837

House Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

To establish the National Fab Lab Network, a federally chartered organization consisting of a national network of local digital fabrication facilities providing universal access to advanced manufacturing tools for workforce development, STEM education, developing inventions, creating businesses, producing personalized products, mitigating risks, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. - Aug 15 2019

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

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

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

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