Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 256 of 437) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 28 of 437)
- 217 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 280 of 439) 11 Made Into Law (Ranks 229 of 439)
Bucshon was born and raised in Kincaid, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign prior to medical school. He enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago and conducted his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he was chief resident in surgery. Following his seven-year residency, Bucshon completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College. Following the example of his father, who had served in the U.S. Navy, Bucshon joined the U.S. Navy Reserve, eventually completing a 10-year term of service. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander on July 1, 1994 Bucshon also completed a training position at the Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Hospital.
Prior to his election, Bucshon was the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in Evansville. He was also the president of Ohio Valley HeartCare, a cardiology and cardiovascular surgery practice. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5056 - Research and Development Efficiency ActReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jul 15, 2014 2 Views
To improve the efficiency of Federal research and development, and for other purposes.
H.R.5035 - NIST Reauthorization Act of 2014Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jul 23, 2014 2 Views
To reauthorize the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and for other purposes.
H.R.4982 - Simplifying the Application for Student Aid ActReferred to the Subcommittee Nov 17, 2014 1 Views
To simplify the application used for the estimation and determination of financial aid eligibility for postsecondary education.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.5544 - Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Nov 18, 2014 7 Views
To increase the understanding of the health effects of low doses of ionizing radiation.
H.R.5484 - Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Sep 29, 2014 8 Views
To establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the d...
H.R.5111Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jul 28, 2014 3 Views
To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking.
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: To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to affordable, reliable energy, including increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, 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 (with 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 ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014