Gus (Gus) Bilirakis (R-USH12)
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Capitol: 202.225.5755
FAX: 202.225.4085
District: 352.654.1004
Room 2306 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0912

Residence: Palm Harbor, FL
Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Eva Lialios   DOB: 2/8/1963
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairCongressional Diabetes Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
Co-ChairCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Co-ChairVision Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Caucus on International Religious Freedom
FC MemberCongressional Hearing Health Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Technology Transfer Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Congenital Heart Defect Caucus
Co-ChairCommunity College Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus to Cure Blood Cancers and Other Blood Disorders
Co-ChairCongressional Humane Bond Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce
FC MemberHouse Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus
Co-ChairPeripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Slovenian-American Caucus
Co-ChairInfection Prevention Control in Long Term Care Caucus
Co-ChairDomestic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Longevity Science Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Advanced Air Mobility Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers
FC MemberCongressional Cigar Caucus
FC MemberTransatlantic Friends of Israel Caucus
FC MemberGolf Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Graduate Research and Development (GRAD) Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Transition Assistance Pathway (MTAP)
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Finland Caucus
FC MemberTuberculosis Elimination Caucus
FC MemberMitochondrial Disease Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus Religious Minorities in the Middle East
FC MemberEMS Caucus (Emergency Medical Services)
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Qatari-American Strategic Relationships Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Composites Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Caucus
FC MemberCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Everglades Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
Co-ChairMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberIndia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberHouse Special Operations Forces (SOF) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Study Group on Germany
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberAuto Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Italian American Caucus
FC MemberLive Events Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recreational Vehicle (RV) Caucus
FC MemberHouse Abraham Accords Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Estuary Caucus
FC MemberCongressional 5G Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional United Kingdom (UK) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Romania Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hazards Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Election Integrity Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberBipartisan Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberCongressional Border Security Caucus
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional America 250 Caucus
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
Co-ChairBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Hillsborough / Pasco / Pinellas


Congressman Gus M. Bilirakis is a Republican representing Florida's 12th Congressional District, which includes all of Citrus and Hernando counties and most of Pasco County. He was first elected to Congress on November 7, 2006. Gus serves as a Senior Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. He is the Chairman of the Innovation, Data and Commerce Subcommittee. He is also a Senior Member of the Health Subcommittee and the Communications and Technology Subcommittee. With 75 bills he authored signed into law since 2015, Congressman Bilirakis was recently designated as the Most Effective Republican Lawmaker in the State of Florida by the Center for Effective Lawmaking at Vanderbilt University.

Working in a bipartisan manner, his main priorities include controlling government spending, creating jobs for middle class Americans, finding ways for government to operate smaller and smarter, and lowering taxes. He is also committed to strengthening homeland security, improving education, increasing access to quality health care, lowering the cost of prescription drugs, protecting Veterans' benefits, ensuring the long-term viability of Social Security and Medicare, and improving emergency preparedness and response.