Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 237 of 435) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 435)
- 212 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 258 of 438) 11 Made Into Law (Ranks 194 of 438)
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 4 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 3 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 House Committee Jun 26, 2014 4 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.5111Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred Jul 28, 2014 3 Views
To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking.
H.R.5110 - Securing Access Via Excellence for Medicare Home Health Act of 2014Referred to House Energy and Commerce Jul 15, 2014 4 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal rebasing of payments for home health services, as required under the Patient Protect...
H.R.5077 - Coal Jobs Protection Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported (Amended) Jul 16, 2014 6 Views
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide guidance and clarification regarding issuing new and renewal permits, and for othe...
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