Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 6 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 236 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 30 of 437)
- 96 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 296 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 320 of 440)
Bucshon was born and raised in Kincaid, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign prior to medical school. He enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago and conducted his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he was chief resident in surgery. Following his seven-year residency, Bucshon completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College. Following the example of his father, who had served in the U.S. Navy, Bucshon joined the U.S. Navy Reserve, eventually completing a 10-year term of service. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander on July 1, 1994 Bucshon also completed a training position at the Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Hospital.
Prior to his election, Bucshon was the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in Evansville. He was also the president of Ohio Valley HeartCare, a cardiology and cardiovascular surgery practice. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.3053 - Medicare Ventricular Assist Device Access Act of 2015Referred to House Energy and Commerce Jul 14, 2015 6 Views
To ensure appropriate coverage of ventricular assist devices under the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, and for ...
H.R.2872 - Opioid Addiction Treatment Modernization ActReferred to the Subcommittee Jul 09, 2015 6 Views
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to modernize the treatment of opioid addiction, and for other purposes.
H.R.2366Referred to the Subcommittee May 22, 2015 6 Views
To provide for improvement of field emergency medical services, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3177 - Simplifying the Application for Student Aid ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 23, 2015 13 Views
To simplify the application used for the estimation and determination of financial aid eligibility for postsecondary education.
H.R.3134 - Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015Referred to the House Committee Jul 21, 2015 39 Views
To provide for a moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
H.Res.367Referred to the House Committee Jul 16, 2015 45 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran o...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2770: Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2770 Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure ActAye (with party)July 27, 2015
H.R. 1656: Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1656 Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015Aye (with party)July 27, 2015
S. 1482: Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: S 1482 Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015Aye (with party)July 27, 2015