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Congressman Richard Durbin from Illinois

Profile for Senator Richard Durbin from Illinois

Congressman Richard J. Durbin
Democrat
Next Election: 2026
Richard J. Durbin
Illinois
202-224-2152

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Latest Announcements:

Latest Votes:

Jul 22 2021

Voted Yes On the Nomination on PN401

Jill Hruby, of New Mexico, to be Under Secretary for Nuclear Security, Department of Energy

Jul 22 2021

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on HR3684

A bill to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $7,326,799
Individual $3,696,014
PAC & SuperPac $1,660,471
Disbursements: $8,263,751
Individual Refunds $69,642
Committee Refunds $700
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $1,076,487

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s2349 - Jul 14 2021

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2349 - Jul 14 2021

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2198 - Jun 23 2021

A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to give the Department of Education the authority to award competitive grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs to assist at-risk students in middle school and high school in developing cognitive and social-emotional skills to prepare them for success in high school, postsecondary education, and the workforce.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2198 - Jun 23 2021

A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to give the Department of Education the authority to award competitive grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs to assist at-risk students in middle school and high school in developing cognitive and social-emotional skills to prepare them for success in high school, postsecondary education, and the workforce.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2086 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to improve the identification and support of children and families who experience trauma.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2086 - Jun 16 2021

A bill to improve the identification and support of children and families who experience trauma.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2044 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employment of children in tobacco-related agriculture by deeming such employment as oppressive child labor.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2044 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employment of children in tobacco-related agriculture by deeming such employment as oppressive child labor.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s1903 - May 27 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain ethylene oxide emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1903 - May 27 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain ethylene oxide emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1860 - May 26 2021

A bill to amend the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act to provide for additional procedures for families with children under the age of 6, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
7

sres242 - May 26 2021

A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 4, 2021, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2021 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
14

s1812 - May 25 2021

A bill to modify the boundary of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in the State of Illinois.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1812 - May 25 2021

A bill to modify the boundary of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in the State of Illinois.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres209 - May 12 2021

A resolution recognizing the work and contributions of doulas towards improving pregnancy, birth, and postpartum outcomes.

Cosponsors
1

s1581 - May 12 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a pilot program to enhance the mapping of urban flooding and associated property damage and the availability of that mapped data to homeowners, businesses, and localities to help understand and mitigate the risk of such flooding, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

sres209 - May 12 2021

A resolution recognizing the work and contributions of doulas towards improving pregnancy, birth, and postpartum outcomes.

Cosponsors
1

s1581 - May 12 2021

A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to carry out a pilot program to enhance the mapping of urban flooding and associated property damage and the availability of that mapped data to homeowners, businesses, and localities to help understand and mitigate the risk of such flooding, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

s1562 - May 11 2021

A bill to amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to provide funding, on a competitive basis, for summer and year-round employment opportunities for youth ages 14 through 24.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1562 - May 11 2021

A bill to amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to provide funding, on a competitive basis, for summer and year-round employment opportunities for youth ages 14 through 24.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1535 - May 10 2021

A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
6

s1535 - May 10 2021

A bill to designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
6

s1423 - Apr 28 2021

A bill to amend the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to give Americans the option to delete personal information collected by internet operators as a result of the person's internet activity prior to age 13.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
3

s1423 - Apr 28 2021

A bill to amend the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to give Americans the option to delete personal information collected by internet operators as a result of the person's internet activity prior to age 13.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
3

s1386 - Apr 27 2021

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for efforts relating to Move Over laws, to amend title 49, United States Code, to require crash avoidance technology on motor vehicles, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1385 - Apr 27 2021

A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to establish additional requirements for dealers, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
12

s1386 - Apr 27 2021

A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for efforts relating to Move Over laws, to amend title 49, United States Code, to require crash avoidance technology on motor vehicles, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1385 - Apr 27 2021

A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to establish additional requirements for dealers, and for other purposes.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
12

s1370 - Apr 26 2021

A bill to establish a Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1371 - Apr 26 2021

A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in agriculture research.

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1314 - Apr 22 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
8

s1314 - Apr 22 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
8

s1287 - Apr 21 2021

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require manufacturers of certain single-dose vial drugs payable under part B of the Medicare program to provide refunds with respect to amounts of such drugs discarded, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1287 - Apr 21 2021

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require manufacturers of certain single-dose vial drugs payable under part B of the Medicare program to provide refunds with respect to amounts of such drugs discarded, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1014 - Mar 25 2021

A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
6

s963 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s963 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism, and for other purposes.

Cosponsors
2

s961 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
4

s961 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
4

s936 - Mar 23 2021

A bill to require online marketplaces to collect, verify, and disclose certain information regarding high-volume third party sellers of consumer products to inform consumers.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
5