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{{tnr}}'''Tim Bivins''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Bivins was first elected in November of 2008. Before becoming a Senator, Bivins was the Sheriff for Lee County.
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{{tnr}}'''Tim Bivins''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
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Bivins' professional experience includes serving as the Sheriff of Lee County.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bivins served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Chair3 = Minority Spokesperson
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|Chair4 = Minority Spokesperson
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|Committee2 = Criminal Law
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|Committee3 = Executive Appointments
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Insurance
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|Committee6 = Licensed Activities and Pensions
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|Committee7 = Public Pensions & State Investments
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|Committee8 = Legislative Ethics Commission
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|Chair8 = Chair
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|Joint8 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bivins has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bivins served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Ranking Minority Member
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|Collapse = Yes
* Government Reform
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Human Services Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Ranking Minority Member
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|Committee1 = Appropriations I
* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chair6 = Ranking Minority Member
* [[Legislative Ethics Commission, Illinois General Assembly|Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics]]
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|Chair4 = Ranking Minority Member
* Subcommittee on Amendments (Revenue)
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Criminal Law
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|Committee4 = Executive Appointments
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|Committee5 = Government Reform
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|Joint5 = Yes
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|Committee6 = Human Services
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|Committee7 = Revenue
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|Committee8 = Legislative Ethics
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|Joint8 = Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bivins served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bivins served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate|Appropriations I]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate|Commerce]] '''Co-Chairman'''
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|year = 2009
* [[Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate|Criminal Law]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* Government Reform
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate|State Government and Veterans Affairs]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair3 = Co-Chairman
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|Committee2 = Appropriations I
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|Committee3 = Commerce
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|Committee4 = Criminal Law
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|Committee5 = Government Reform
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|Joint5 = Yes
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee7 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Bivins won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 45 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Bivins was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
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Bivins won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 45. Bivins was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 45, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Tim Bivins
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 78179
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008, Bivins collected $787,224 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98612|2008 Bivins Campaign Donors]</ref>
 
In 2008, Bivins collected $787,224 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98612|2008 Bivins Campaign Donors]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its '''Legislative Vote Card''', grading all members in both chambers of the [[Illinois General Assembly]] on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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Bivins received a score of 85.71 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 17th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
 
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==Personal==
 
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Bivins and his wife, Terri, have two children.
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==District 45==
 
 
Bivins represents Illinois Senate District 45.  District 45 includes Northwest Illinois including the cities of Dixon and Freeport<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
 
 
==Personal==
 
 
Tim is married to Terri Bivins.  They have two children and reside in Dixon, Illinois.
 
 
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.timbivins.com/ Tim Bivins' personal website]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1737 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1737 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=101706 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=101706 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98612 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98612 2008]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/2740-tim-bivins-illinois Sen. Bivins on State Surge]
 
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Tim Bivins
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Illinois State Senate District 45
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Caucus Whip
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tim Bivins is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Bivins' professional experience includes serving as the Sheriff of Lee County.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bivins served on the following committees:

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Criminal Law
Executive Appointments, Minority Spokesperson
Financial Institutions, Minority Spokesperson
Insurance
Licensed Activities and Pensions
Public Pensions & State Investments
Legislative Ethics Commission, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bivins served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bivins served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Bivins won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 45. Bivins was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bivins Incumbent 100% 78,179
Total Votes 78,179

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Tim Bivins won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 45 receiving 61,310 votes, ahead of Democrat Marty Mulcahey receiving 35,728 votes.[5]


Illinois State Senate, District 45 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Bivins (R) 61,310
Marty Mulcahey (D) 35,728

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Bivins collected $787,224 in donations.[6]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Republican State Senate Campaign CMTE of Illinois $398,734
Illinois Republican Party $112,652
Illinois Education Association $37,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers $16,380
Operating Engineers Local 150 $15,000
Citizens for Sieben $12,125
Lee County Republican Central CMTE $6,000
Citizens for Frank Watson $6,000
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $5,000
Bruce Vincent & Diana Mendley Rauner $5,000
Illinois State Medical Society $5,000
Illinois Chamber of Commerce $4,000
Thomas D. Shaw $4,000
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $4,000
Illinois State Dental Society $3,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,000
Donald Burton $2,500
James D. Oberweis $2,500
Illinois Manufacturers Association $2,500
Illinois Construction Industry CMTE $2,500

Scorecards

Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[7][8]

2012

Bivins received a score of 85.71 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 17th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[8]

Personal

Bivins and his wife, Terri, have two children.

Recent news

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