Rep. Peter Roskam
Republican • 6th District, Illinois • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 149 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 75 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 323 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
Roskam was born in 1961 in Hinsdale, Illinois and was raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, graduating from Glenbard West High School. Roskam received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
In 1984, Roskam taught history and government at All Saints High School in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. In 1985, Roskam served as a legislative assistant to Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX), and in 1986 as a legislative assistant to Rep. Hyde. In the late 1980s, Roskam served as the Executive Director of Educational Assistance Ltd., a scholarship program for disadvantaged children. In 1992, Roskam was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives, serving from 1993 to 1999. In 2000, he was appointed to the Illinois State Senate where he currently serves. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2400 - SIGMA Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 10, 2015 3 Views
To establish the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes.
H.R.1104 - Fair Treatment for All Donations ActReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred Apr 16, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction from the gift tax for gifts made to certain exempt organizations.
H.R.1059 - Protecting Taxpayers from Intrusive IRS Requests ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 25, 2015 5 Views
To prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from asking taxpayers questions regarding religious, political, or social beliefs.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.335Referred to the House Committee Jun 23, 2015 3 Views
Congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2015 Stanley Cup Championship.
H.R.2722 - Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin ActReferred to House Budget Jun 10, 2015 6 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.
H.R.2525 - Hero Street USA Commemorative Coin ActReferred to the House Committee May 21, 2015 2 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of Hero Street USA.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Aye (against party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015