Sen. Mark Kirk
Republican • Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2010
- 38 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 14 of 98) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 15 of 98)
- 182 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 18 of 100) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 9 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.1978 - SBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2015Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 5 Views
A bill to amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to prevent duplicative regulation of advisers of small business investment companies.
S.1967Read twice and referred Aug 05, 2015 3 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 4 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...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2130Read the second time Oct 06, 2015 49 Views
A bill making appropriations for Department of Defense, energy and water development, Department of Homeland Security, military construction, ...
S.2091 - JOLT Act of 2015Read twice and referred Sep 29, 2015 76 Views
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to stimulate international tourism to the United States, and for other purposes.
S.2086 - Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism ActRead twice and referred Sep 28, 2015 25 Views
A bill to prohibit the lifting of sanctions on Iran until the Government of Iran pays the judgments against it for acts of terrorism.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 1735: Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
On the Cloture Motion H.R. 1735Aye (with party)October 06, 2015
On the Nomination PN14: Dale A. Drozd, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of CaliforniaAye (with party)October 05, 2015
H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2029Aye (with party)October 01, 2015