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Tim Bivins

Republican — Senator — District 45
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Tim Bivins represents Senate District 45 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 339 bills.

2008 217092.48
2010 67460.95
2012 39012.5

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 45th District
    M103A Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-0180
    Fax: 217-782-9586
  • District Office:

    629 N. Galena Ave., Ste. 120
    Dixon, IL  61021
    Additional District Addresses
    Phone: 815-284-0045
    Fax: 815-284-0207



News and Blog Coverage

Changes To Illinois Eavesdropping Law Headed To Quinn

The state Senate has approved legislation that would replace Illinois' eavesdropping law of 1961, sending the bill to Gov. Pat Quinn for approval. The legislature found itself needing to make changes to the law after the state Supreme Court deemed it unconstitutional earlier this year, saying it violates free speech. ...

Public Interest Group Gives Republican IL Lawmakers 'Poor' Marks On Legislative Scorecard

A new legislative scorecard highlights just how politically polarized the Illinois state legislature is on social and economic justice issues. Citizen Action/Illinois , a public interest organization and a progressive political coalition, released its 98th General Assembly scorecard last week, and no state Republican legislator scored higher than a "poor" ...

Senator Tim Bivins Annual Hometown Reception

10/04/2014 Saturday, October 4 Senator Tim Bivins Annual Hometown Reception Special Guest Bruce Rauner, Republican Candidate for Governor Dixon Elks Club, 1279 Franklin Grove Road (Rt 38), Dixon 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Program starts at 5:00 p.m. $40 per person Sponsorships Available Contact Martha Anderson 815-679-2012 or mlamont@centurylink.net

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 902

    Memorial - Nancy A. Bunger

  • SJR 31

    Congress - Oppose Iran Deal

  • SB 2165

    Funding Responsibility Act

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  • SR 793

    Planned Parenthood Funding

  • SB 2164

    Religious Freedom Defense Act

  • SR 580

    Cinespace Chicago Film - Audit

Recent Votes

SB 1854


Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3762.0
•••No: 1627.0
•••Other: 610.0
SB 763


Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4271.0
•••No: 1016.0
•••Other: 711.0
SB 2046

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3661.0
•••No: 1932.0
•••Other: 46.0
SB 163

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
HB 1


Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 4474.0
•••No: 1118.0
•••Other: 46.0
SB 2046

Human Services

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 666.0
•••No: 333.0
•••Other: 00.0
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