Sen. Mark Kirk
Republican • Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2010
- 25 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 18 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 4 of 100)
- 107 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 19 of 99) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 33 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.1465Read twice and referred May 22, 2015 20 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to stroke telehealth services under the Medicare program.
S.1466Read twice and referred May 22, 2015 19 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify payment under the Medicare program for outpatient department procedures that ...
S.1287 - Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2015Read twice and referred May 12, 2015 5 Views
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in ord...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.Res.185Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed May 21, 2015 30 Views
A resolution recognizing the significance of May 2015 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and as an important time to celebrate the signi...
S.1424Read twice and referred May 21, 2015 9 Views
A bill to prohibit the sale or distribution of cosmetics containing synthetic plastic microbeads.
S.1411Read twice and referred May 21, 2015 16 Views
A bill to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the "Former Presidents Act of 1958", with respect to the monetary allowance paya...
Recent Voting History
S. 1357: A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 until July 31, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1357Aye (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 2048: USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2048Nay (with party)May 23, 2015
H.R. 1314: Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 1314Aye (with party)May 22, 2015