Sen. Mark Kirk
Republican • Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2010
- 20 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 16 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
- 81 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 24 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 99)
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.Res.148Referred to the Committee Apr 23, 2015 17 Views
A resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the Interna...
S.1027Read twice and referred Apr 21, 2015 12 Views
A bill to require notification of information security breaches and to enhance penalties for cyber criminals, and for other purposes.
S.1024Read twice and referred Apr 21, 2015 9 Views
A bill to authorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.140Referred to the Committee Apr 20, 2015 15 Views
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
S.1016Read twice and referred Apr 20, 2015 39 Views
A bill to preserve freedom and choice in health care.
S.984 - Steve Gleason Act of 2015Received in the House Apr 22, 2015 38 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generatin...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralAye (against party)April 23, 2015
On the Cloture Motion PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney GeneralAye (against party)April 23, 2015
S. 178: Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015
On Passage of the Bill S. 178Aye (with party)April 22, 2015