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Congressman Bobby Rush from Illinois

Profile for Congressman Bobby Rush from Illinois

Congressman Bobby L. Rush
Democrat
Next Election: 2022
Bobby L. Rush
Illinois
202-225-4372
District: 1
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Latest Announcements:

Jun 10 2021 - 5:58 PM

Rush Announces 1st District Transportation Priorities Included in INVEST In America Act

Jun 10 2021 - 12:00 AM

Rush Applauds Committee Passage of Legislation to Secure Energy Infrastructure In The Wake of Colonial Pipeline Attack

Latest Votes:

Jun 17 2021

Voted Yes On Passage on HR256

To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002

Jun 17 2021

Voted No On Motion to Recommit on HR256

To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $545,760
Individual $76,485
PAC & SuperPac $466,500
Disbursements: $500,779
Individual Refunds $550
Committee Refunds $1,000
Debts Owed $25,589
Cash on Hand $111,621

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr3794 - Jun 8 2021

To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to track the distribution of all farm subsidies by race, gender, and size of the farm operation and to make such information about farm subsidies available to the public.

House Financial Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3353 - May 19 2021

To amend the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act to modernize verification of contact lens prescriptions, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr3320 - May 18 2021

To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to authorize assistance for increasing workforce diversity in the professions of physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr3220 - May 13 2021

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.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr3219 - May 13 2021

To provide funding relating to COVID-19 for high Medicaid providers, and for other purposes.

House Appropriations Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr3119 - May 11 2021

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act with respect to functions assigned to Assistant Secretaries, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr2997 - May 4 2021

To require a study to evaluate the performance of crash avoidance systems at detecting and classifying pedestrians, bicyclists, and other vulnerable road users.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2998 - May 4 2021

To require the public disclosure of COINTELPRO records, to establish a COINTELPRO Records Collection, and to establish the COINTELPRO Records Review Board, and for other purposes.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2852 - Apr 26 2021

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 Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2489 - Apr 13 2021

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

hr1435 - Feb 26 2021

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide Temporary Resident Status for certain parents and spouses of citizens or lawful residents of the United States, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr1374 - Feb 25 2021

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

hr1375 - Feb 25 2021

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to establish an Office of Energy Equity, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr726 - Feb 2 2021

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to conduct diagnostic testing for COVID-19, and related activities such as contact tracing, through mobile health units and, as necessary, at individuals' residences, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
34

hr8928 - Dec 9 2020

To direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require portable generators to meet certain standards relating to carbon monoxide, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8839 - Dec 2 2020

To direct the Secretary of Labor to fund youth workforce investment activities for certain local areas, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8746 - Nov 12 2020

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.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8746 - Nov 12 2020

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.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8724 - Nov 2 2020

To amend title 5, United States Code, to establish First Responders Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8640 - Oct 20 2020

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the Public Health Oversight Panel to advise the agencies of the Public Health Service regarding the scientific basis for their actions, and for other purposes.

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Cosponsors
7

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

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

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

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