Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 4th Term • Sworn In 2008
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 199 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 23 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 324 of 438) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 1 of 438)
Bill Foster has had careers in both science and business. In science, he worked for over 20 years at Fermilab, a physics research lab in Illinois that houses a particle-accelerator. Foster also started a business at age 19 with his younger brother Fred that manufactures theater lighting equipment. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.1123Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 15 Views
To provide for punishments for immigration-related fraud, and for other purposes.
H.R.787 - Payer State Transparency Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 05, 2015 3 Views
To assess the State by State impact of Federal taxation and spending.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1100Referred to the House Committee Feb 26, 2015 19 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for amounts paid by a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces f...
H.R.1024 - DHS Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 10 Views
To provide for the compensation of furloughed Department of Homeland Security employees in the event of a lapse in Department of Homeland Secu...
H.R.1031 - Promoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 23 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015