New bill introduced in House titled “To authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, dependence,”

To authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, dependence, or addiction.

Democratic Representative Bill Foster from the state of IL, without any cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.1302 on Feb 15, 2019.
There are currently no amendments.

Bill Foster Basics

Bill Foster was born on a 1955 in Madison.
Bill Foster has held a number of positions, including United States representative, board member foundation and United States representative.

Bill Foster Work in Congress

  • Served as Representative for IL (district 11) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 97.62 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Bill Foster missed 3.45% of the votes, sponsored 5 bills, cosponsored 56 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 11) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 93.42 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. During this period Bill Foster missed 2.15% of the votes, sponsored 30 bills, cosponsored 373 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 11) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 95 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. During this period Bill Foster missed 0.45% of the votes, sponsored 28 bills, cosponsored 187 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 11) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 89.73 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Bill Foster missed 1.17% of the votes, sponsored 17 bills, cosponsored 208 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 14) from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the House 111th congress. He voted along party lines 92.52 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Bill Foster missed 0.48% of the votes, sponsored 15 bills, cosponsored 215 bills.
  • Served as Representative for IL (district 14) from Mar 2008 to Jan 2009 in the House 110th congress. He voted along party lines 94.54 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Financial Services. During this period Bill Foster missed 1.05% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills, cosponsored 77 bills.
Picture of Rep. Bill Foster (D)
Rep. Bill Foster (D)