Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2008
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 226 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 76 of 436)
- 182 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 307 of 439) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 286 of 439)
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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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
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.4473 - Small Business Growth in Manufacturing Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Apr 10, 2014 3 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow small employers a credit against income tax for the cost of on-the-job training expenses, ...
H.R.4455 - Learning Opportunities With Creation of Open Source Textbooks (LOW COST) Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 13, 2014 4 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 12 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 18 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 12 Views
To reform the housing finance system of the United States, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5081: Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5081 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.R. 3230: Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 3230 Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 25, 2014
H.Con.Res. 105: Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific, subsequent statutory authorization.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, As Amended: H CON RES 105 Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces, other than Armed Forces required to protect United States diplomatic facilities and personnel, from IraqAye (with party)July 25, 2014