Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2008
- 12 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 212 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 186 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 309 of 438) 9 Made Into Law (Ranks 292 of 438)
Bill Foster has had careers in both science and business. In science, he worked for over 20 years at Fermilab, a physics research lab in Illinois that houses a particle-accelerator. Foster also started a business at age 19 with his younger brother Fred that manufactures theater lighting equipment. Read More...
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- Past Seven Days: 31
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5339 - Expanding Opportunities for Recovery Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 2 Views
To authorize the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, acting through the Director of the Center for...
H.Res.685Referred to the House Committee Jul 24, 2014 3 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense should review section 504 of title 10, United States Code, ...
H.R.4455 - Learning Opportunities With Creation of Open Source Textbooks (LOW COST) Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 2 Views
To require Federal agencies to collaborate in the development of freely available open source educational materials in college-level physics, ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5095Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 6 Views
To mandate all Members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner of the House of Representatives to complete annual ethics training conducted ...
H.J.Res.119Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 16 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
H.R.5055 - Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jul 10, 2014 6 Views
To reform the housing finance system of the United States, and for other purposes.
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.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014