Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 4th Term • Sworn In 2008
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 134 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 33 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 350 of 439) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 439)
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.Res.179Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 14 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Secretary of Defense should review section 504 of title 10, United States Code, ...
H.R.1622Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 5 Views
To provide a Federal charter to the Fab Foundation for the National Fab Lab Network, a national network of local digital fabrication facilitie...
H.R.1398 - American Innovation ActReferred to House Armed Services Mar 17, 2015 2 Views
To prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 10 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
H.R.1619Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 27 Views
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the b...
H.R.1549 - Motorsports Fairness and Permanency ActReferred to the House Committee Mar 23, 2015 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the 7-year recovery period for motorsports entertainment complexes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 2 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from March 27, 2015, through April 10, 2015.
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 173 Providing for consideration of H. R. 2, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015Aye (with party)March 26, 2015
H.Con.Res. 27: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025.
On Agreeing to the Resolution, as Amended: H CON RES 27 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017 through 2025Nay (with party)March 25, 2015