Rep. Bill Foster
Democrat • 11th District, Illinois • 4th Term • Sworn In 2008
- 9 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 123 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 436)
- 75 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 323 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
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.2372 - Closing the Digital Divide for Students Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee May 15, 2015 0 Views
To include reasonable costs for high-speed Internet service in the utility allowances for families residing in public housing, and for other p...
H.Res.232Referred to the House Committee Apr 29, 2015 2 Views
Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults.
H.R.2008 - GI Education Benefit Fairness ActReferred to the Subcommittee May 11, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for clarification regarding the children to whom entitlement to educational assistance may b...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.335Referred to the House Committee Jun 23, 2015 22 Views
Congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2015 Stanley Cup Championship.
H.R.2850 - Stop Overdose Stat Act of 2015Sponsor introductory remarks on measure Jun 24, 2015 43 Views
To prevent deaths occurring from drug overdoses.
H.R.2866 - Healthy MOM ActReferred to House Oversight and Government Reform Jun 23, 2015 7 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
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: AGOA Extension and Enhancement 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 (with 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