Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2008
- 17 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 142 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 208 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 294 of 440) 15 Made Into Law (Ranks 252 of 440)
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.5834 - Closing the Digital Divide for Students Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Dec 10, 2014 5 Views
To include reasonable costs for high-speed Internet service in the utility allowances for families residing in public housing, and for other p...
H.Res.767Referred to the Subcommittee Dec 19, 2014 9 Views
Expressing support for designation of December 3, 2014, as the "National Day of 3D Printing".
H.R.5587 - Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 8 Views
To reduce opioid misuse and abuse.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5700Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 25, 2014 4 Views
To designate the community based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs located at 310 Home Boulevard in Galesburg, Illinois,...
H.R.5644 - Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 19, 2014 8 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify coverage of continuous glucose monitoring devices, and for other purposes.
H.R.5544 - Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Nov 18, 2014 8 Views
To increase the understanding of the health effects of low doses of ionizing radiation.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyAye (against party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014