Rep. Larry Bucshon
Republican • 8th District, Indiana • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2011
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 248 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 86 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 285 of 440) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 338 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.2872 - Opioid Addiction Treatment Modernization ActReferred to House Judiciary Jun 24, 2015 10 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 0 Views
To provide for improvement of field emergency medical services, and for other purposes.
H.R.1741 - Truth in Healthcare Marketing Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Apr 17, 2015 6 Views
To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the ...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.2722 - Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin ActReferred to House Budget Jun 10, 2015 9 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.
H.R.2653 - American Health Care Reform Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 15, 2015 11 Views
To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, to promote patient-centered health care, to pr...
H.R.2513 - Promoting Access, Competition, and Equity Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 22, 2015 12 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of hospitals under the Medicare program, 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: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization 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 (against 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