Rep. David Kustoff

Representative from Tennessee’s 8th District, Republican

Kustoff, a Republican, is the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Committee Membership

David Kustoff sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kustoff’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 720: Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017
Mar 10, 2017. Passed 230/188.
H.R. 720 amends Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability by restoring mandatory sanctions for filing frivolous lawsuits, in an effort to protect individuals and businesses from unnecessary legal costs. Specifically, the bill: (1) restores mandatory sanctions for filing ...
Yea H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
Mar 8, 2017. Passed 371/48.
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic ...
Yea H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
Aye S. 84: A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 268/151.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is ...
Yea H.R. 39: TALENT Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2017. Passed 386/17.
The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. ##### What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Mar 2017, Kustoff missed 0 of 196 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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