Gus (Gus) Bilirakis (R-USH12)
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Capitol: 202.225.5755
FAX: 202.225.4085
District: 727.232.2921
Representative
Room 2354 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0912

Residence: Palm Harbor, FL
Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Eva Lialios   DOB: 2/8/1963
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairMilitary Veterans Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Canada
Co-ChairCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Co-ChairVision Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Serbian American Caucus
Co-ChairHouse Caucus on International Religious Freedom
FC MemberCongressional Gulf Coast Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Reclaim American Jobs Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Technology Transfer Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Congenital Heart Defect Caucus
Co-ChairCommunity College Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance Caucus
Co-ChairVeterans Congressional Fellowship Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus to Cure Blood Cancers and Other Blood Disorders
Co-ChairCongressional Humane Bond Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
Co-ChairPeripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Caucus
Co-ChairInfection Prevention Control in Long Term Care Caucus
FC MemberHouse Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Finland Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hearing Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Children's Health Care Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Qatari-American Strategic Relationships Caucus
FC MemberVictory in Iraq Caucus
FC MemberCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
FC MemberTea (Taxed Enough Already) Party Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Pakistan Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Philippines Friendship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Immigration Reform Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional United Kingdom (UK) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberIndia Caucus
FC MemberHouse Special Operations Forces (SOF) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Horse Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Romania Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
FC MemberArthritis Caucus
FC MemberTom Lantos Human Rights Commission
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recreational Vehicle (RV) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Italian American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberUnited States Coast Guard Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Israel Allies Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberHouse Republican Israel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hazards Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Philanthropy Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
Co-ChairBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberUSO Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Boating Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Hillsborough / Pasco / Pinellas

Bio

Congressman Gus M. Bilirakis is a Republican from Palm Harbor, representing Florida's 12th Congressional District, which includes all of Pasco and northern parts of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. He was first elected to Congress on November 7, 2006. Gus serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee. He is the Ranking Member of Consumer Protection & Commerce Subcommittee and a Member of the Health Subcommittee and Communications and Technology Subcommittee. With 38 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.