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Congressman Bobby Rush from Illinois

Profile for Congressman Bobby Rush from Illinois

Congressman Bobby L. Rush
Democrat
Next Election: 2020
Bobby L. Rush
Illinois
202-225-4372
District: 1
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Latest Announcements:

Oct 16 2020 - 10:15 AM

Rush, Bacon Introduce Legislation To Honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley

Oct 15 2020 - 12:00 AM

Rush, Eshoo, Wyden Demand Investigation of Federal Agencies Surveilling Black Lives Matter Protests

Latest Votes:

Oct 2 2020

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES1154

Condemning QAnon and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes.

Oct 2 2020

Voted Yes On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES1153

Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $386,313
Individual $31,313
PAC & SuperPac $350,000
Disbursements: $320,467
Individual Refunds $0
Committee Refunds $0
Debts Owed $25,589
Cash on Hand $66,640

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr8619 - Oct 16 2020

To award posthumously the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.

House Committee on House Administration

Cosponsors
1

hr8585 - Oct 13 2020

To amend section 240A of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for cancellation of removal and temporary resident status for certain parents of citizens of the United States, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8095 - Aug 22 2020

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a grant program to provide funds for the removal of Confederate symbols, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hconres112 - Aug 21 2020

Establishing the Commission on Addressing Racism and Ensuring Diversity in the United States Government to study and make recommendations on the elimination of systemic racism and the promotion of diversity in the Federal government, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8081 - Aug 21 2020

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit States from imposing any additional conditions or requirements on the eligibility of individuals to cast votes in elections for Federal office by absentee ballot by mail, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7471 - Jul 1 2020

To require frontline personnel of the Department of Homeland Security, air carriers, rail carriers, and employees of airports and train stations to wear personal protective equipment when interacting with members of the public, and for other purposes.

House Homeland Security Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7295 - Jun 22 2020

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an increase in the amount of the recovery rebates with respect to certain dependents, including students demonstrating significant financial need, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr7271 - Jun 18 2020

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to permit supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to be used to purchase additional types of items and to increase the amount of such benefits.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7272 - Jun 18 2020

To provide for the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Mamie Till-Mobley, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7082 - Jun 1 2020

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to issue regulations with respect to the protection against COVID-19 for workers in meat processing establishments, and for other purposes.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6389 - Mar 25 2020

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure just and reasonable charges for confinement facility communications services, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5990 - Feb 27 2020

To establish the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres846 - Feb 11 2020

Urging the people of the United States to observe the month of April of each year as Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5727 - Jan 30 2020

To provide for a study by the National Academy of Medicine on ambulance diversions, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr5565 - Jan 9 2020

To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act by repealing certain provisions pertaining to enjoining disclosure, increasing the minimum baseline civil penalties for violations, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5545 - Jan 7 2020

To promote the domestic manufacture and use of advanced, fuel efficient vehicles and zero emission vehicles, encourage electrification of the transportation sector, create jobs, and improve air quality, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres757 - Dec 10 2019

Calling for the resignation and disbarment of United States Attorney General William P. Barr, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5343 - Dec 6 2019

To provide for the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Hazel M. Johnson, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5200 - Nov 20 2019

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for prostate cancer screenings without the imposition of cost-sharing requirements, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
15

hr4784 - Oct 22 2019

To require the National Institute of Justice to update its research report, entitled "A Review of Gun Safety Technologies".

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4404 - Sep 19 2019

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that the label of drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression present such increased risk prominently, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4062 - Jul 25 2019

To provide for the implementation of a system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms and for a record of sale system for those firearms, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3900 - Jul 23 2019

To amend the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to strengthen protections relating to the online collection, use, and disclosure of personal information of children and minors, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3534 - Jun 27 2019

To amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise the operations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3432 - Jun 24 2019

To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve the safety of the Nation's natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline systems, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2114 - Apr 8 2019

To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2114 - Apr 8 2019

To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2114 - Apr 8 2019

To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2114 - Apr 8 2019

To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide Federal financial assistance to States to implement, review, and revise State energy security plans, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1835 - Mar 18 2019

To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the consensual donation and respectful disposition of human bodies and human body parts donated or transferred for education, research, or the advancement of medical, dental, or mortuary science and not for use in human transplantation, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr1315 - Feb 22 2019

To amend title II of the Department of Energy Organization Act to reauthorize an office within the Department of Energy, to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive, nationwide energy-related industries jobs program, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1130 - Feb 8 2019

To conduct a special resource study of Fort Pillow Historic State Park in Henning, Tennessee, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr35 - Jan 3 2019

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
148

hr35 - Jan 3 2019

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
148

hr6906 - Sep 26 2018

To designate the portion of Interstate Route 57 that is located in Illinois as the "Barack Obama Highway", and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6717 - Sep 6 2018

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that the label of drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression present such increased risk prominently, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr6086 - Jun 13 2018

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
35

hr6024 - Jun 6 2018

To provide for the implementation of a system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms and for a record of sale system for those firearms, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr5209 - Mar 7 2018

To conduct a special resource study of Fort Pillow Historic State Park in Henning, Tennessee, and for other purposes.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4933 - Feb 5 2018

To prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement the policy changes in the notices terminating temporary status for natives of Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0