Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 2 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 278 of 401) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 of 401)
- 58 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 185 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 315 of 439)
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.713Referred to the House Committee Feb 04, 2015 1 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow the refundable portion of the child credit to taxpayers using individual taxpayer ident...
H.R.445 - Transparency in Rule Making When Using Scientific Testing Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Feb 19, 2015 0 Views
To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that scientific studies used in a rule making be published, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1650Referred to House Ways and Means Mar 26, 2015 6 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contr...
H.R.1725Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 4 Views
To amend and reauthorize the controlled substance monitoring program under section 399O of the Public Health Service Act, and for other purposes.
H.R.1610Referred to House Rules Mar 25, 2015 14 Views
To establish biennial budgets for the United States Government.
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 2025Aye (with party)March 25, 2015