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Congressman Bill Foster from Illinois

Profile for Congressman Bill Foster from Illinois

Congressman Bill  Foster
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Bill Foster
Illinois
202-225-3515
District: 11
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Latest Announcements:

May 27 2020 - 2:02 PM

Foster Statement on U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Passing 100,000 People

May 20 2020 - 12:00 AM

Casten, Underwood, Foster highlight structural inequalities in communities of color affected by COVID-19

Latest Votes:

May 28 2020

Voted Yes On Motion to Disagree to the Senate Amendments and Request a Conference on HR6172

USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act

May 28 2020

Voted Yes On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended on HR7010

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

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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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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr6596 - Apr 22 2020

To realign the nuclear forensics and attribution activities of the Federal Government from the Department of Homeland Security to the National Nuclear Security Administration.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6534 - Apr 17 2020

To include reasonable costs for high-speed Internet service in the utility allowances for families residing in public housing, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
18

hr5976 - Feb 26 2020

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

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5929 - Feb 21 2020

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require reporting of certain expenditures for political activities, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
11

hr5336 - Dec 6 2019

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory predispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
9

hr5300 - Dec 4 2019

To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to preserve the independent funding the Office of Financial Research, to establish minimum staffing levels for the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to establish minimum funding levels for such staff, and for other purposes.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres740 - Dec 3 2019

Expressing support for the designation of December 3, 2019, as the "National Day of 3D Printing".

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
5

hr4757 - Oct 18 2019

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

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
5

hr4698 - Oct 16 2019

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr4623 - Oct 8 2019

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

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4089 - Jul 26 2019

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

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
4

hr3871 - Jul 22 2019

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

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3837 - Jul 18 2019

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2870 - May 21 2019

To repeal the debt ceiling, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres327 - Apr 25 2019

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

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
18

hr2304 - Apr 12 2019

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

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1303 - Feb 15 2019

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.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres137 - Feb 15 2019

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr1302 - Feb 15 2019

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7398 - Dec 22 2018

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.

House House Administration Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7189 - Nov 29 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr5936 - May 23 2018

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.

House Intelligence (Permanent Select) Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr5789 - May 15 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr5789 - May 15 2018

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.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres828 - Apr 13 2018

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5119 - Feb 27 2018

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

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr4948 - Feb 6 2018

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.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4859 - Jan 19 2018

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.

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3252 - Jul 14 2017

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

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres426 - Jun 29 2017

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.

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
22

hr2750 - May 26 2017

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

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2608 - May 23 2017

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

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
3

hres300 - May 1 2017

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

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
4

hres260 - Apr 6 2017

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

hres260 - Apr 6 2017

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

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr1569 - Mar 16 2017

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

House Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr913 - Feb 7 2017

Immigrant Detainee Legal Rights Act

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr912 - Feb 7 2017

Protecting Immigrants From Legal Exploitation Act of 2017

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
19