Sen. Mark Kirk
Republican • Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2010
- 38 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 11 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 11 of 100)
- 158 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 19 of 100) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 8 of 100)
Kirk was born on September 15, 1959 in Champaign, Illinois. He attended the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cornell University, received a Masters Degree from the London School of Economics, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Jesuit-run Georgetown University.
He serves as an officer in the United States Naval Reserves and was named Intelligence Officer of the Year in 1999 for his service in Kosovo. Kirk was a lawyer, a staff member for Representative John Edward Porter, a special assistant at the Department of State, and a staff member for the House International Relations Committee before entering the House. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.1967Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 5 Views
A bill to provide for the conveyance of land of the Illiana Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Danville, Illinois.
S.1972 - Airline Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 6 Views
A bill to require air carriers to modify certain policies with respect to the use of epinephrine for in-flight emergencies, and for other purp...
S.1978 - SBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 8 Views
A bill to amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to prevent duplicative regulation of advisers of small business investment companies.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.1966 - Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 7 Views
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require alternative options for program delivery.
S.1933 - Electrify Africa Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 04, 2015 12 Views
A bill to establish a comprehensive United States Government policy to encourage the efforts of countries in sub-Saharan Africa to develop an ...
S.1917Read twice and referred Aug 03, 2015 10 Views
A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to an entity that receives compensation for facilitating the donation of fetal tissue derive...
Recent Voting History
S. 1881: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1881Nay (against party)August 03, 2015
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3236Aye (with party)July 30, 2015
H.R. 22: Transportation Funding Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 22Aye (with party)July 30, 2015