Rep. Tammy Duckworth
Democrat • 8th District, Illinois • 2nd Term • Sworn In 2013
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 297 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 19 of 436)
- 88 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 278 of 440) 1 Made Into Law (Ranks 113 of 440)
Duckworth was born in Thailand and grew up in several Southeast Asian countries where her father worked for the United Nations and several international companies. The family moved to Hawaii when she was 16. She attended the University of Hawaii and George Washington University. While working toward her Masters Degree at the latter institution, she joined the ROTC program. Commissioned after graduation, she was called up for active duty in Iraq. She lost both legs when her helicopter was hit with a rocket propelled grenade. http://www.duckworthforcongress.com/free_details.asp?id=19
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2718 - Servicemember Student Loan Affordability ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Jun 11, 2015 5 Views
To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend the interest rate limitation on debt entered into during military service to debt incur...
H.R.2531 - ACES Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee Jun 05, 2015 1 Views
To amend section 701 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to clarify the period of eligibility during which certain ...
H.R.2530 - Friendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2015Referred to the Subcommittee May 22, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for private lactation areas in the terminals of large and medium hub airports, and for other...
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.Res.309Referred to the House Committee Jun 11, 2015 8 Views
Recognizing June 19, 2015, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
H.R.2740 - Global Democracy Promotion ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 11, 2015 4 Views
To prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provi...
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