Sen. Mark Kirk
Republican • Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2010
- 43 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 14 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 99)
- 209 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 19 of 100) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 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.2291 - VA Patient Protection Act of 2015Committee on Veterans' Affairs Nov 18, 2015 24 Views
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish procedures within the Department of Veterans Affairs for the processing of whistleb...
S.2269 - Government Transformation Act of 2015Read twice and referred Nov 10, 2015 7 Views
A bill to establish the Government Transformation Board to make certain recommendations to improve the economy of the United States and the ef...
S.2183 - Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015Read the second time Oct 20, 2015 3 Views
A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.316Referred to the Committee Nov 18, 2015 18 Views
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Education Week.
S.Res.313Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Nov 16, 2015 20 Views
A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris and offering thoughts and prayers for the victims, condolences to their families, resol...
S.2263 - Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2015Read twice and referred Nov 10, 2015 11 Views
A bill to encourage effective, voluntary private sector investments to recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN420: Gayle Smith, of Ohio, to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International DevelopmentAbstain (against party)November 30, 2015
On the Nomination PN629: Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to LibyaAye (with party)November 19, 2015
S. 1177: Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015
On the Cloture Motion S. 1177Aye (with party)November 18, 2015