Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 11 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 239 of 436) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 212 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 264 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 5 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 14 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 the Subcommittee Jul 18, 2014 6 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 5 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.R. 5108: To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5108 To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)September 15, 2014
H.R. 5161: Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5161 E-LABEL ActAye (with party)September 11, 2014
H.R. 3522: Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013
On Passage: H R 3522 To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposesAye (with party)September 11, 2014