Rep. Peter Roskam
Republican • 6th District, Illinois • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 18 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 105 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 218 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 243 of 438) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 102 of 438)
Roskam was born in 1961 in Hinsdale, Illinois and was raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, graduating from Glenbard West High School. Roskam received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
In 1984, Roskam taught history and government at All Saints High School in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. In 1985, Roskam served as a legislative assistant to Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX), and in 1986 as a legislative assistant to Rep. Hyde. In the late 1980s, Roskam served as the Executive Director of Educational Assistance Ltd., a scholarship program for disadvantaged children. In 1992, Roskam was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives, serving from 1993 to 1999. In 2000, he was appointed to the Illinois State Senate where he currently serves. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4187 - Developing an Innovative Strategy for Antimicrobial Resistant Microorganisms Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 14, 2014 6 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of new antimicrobial drugs, and for other purposes.
H.R.4158 - SIGMA Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 8 Views
To establish the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes.
H.R.4009 - Protect Academic Freedom ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 06, 2014 3 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit an institution that participates in a boycott of Israeli academic institutions or schola...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.707Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 4 Views
Condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and rejecting attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as an acceptable expression of d...
H.R.5194 - Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2014Referred to House Financial Services Jul 24, 2014 13 Views
To impose sanctions against persons who knowingly provide material support or resources to the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associate...
H.Con.Res.107On motion to suspend the rules and agree Jul 30, 2014 8 Views
Denouncing the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in violation of international humanitarian law.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Aye (with party)August 01, 2014