Read our 2017 Report Card for Young.
Young is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Young has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
David Young sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Young was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1238: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act
- H.R. 460: Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017
- H.R. 5392 (114th): No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Young sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (24%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Agriculture and Food (16%) International Affairs (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Emergency Management (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)
Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6034: Palestinian Authority Educational Curriculum Transparency Act
- H.R. 5426: WATER Act
- H.R. 5386: IRS FAST Act
- H.R. 3817: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the accuracy ...
- H.R. 3646: Water Quality Conservation Act of 2017
- H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018
- H.R. 2600: To provide for the conveyance to the State of Iowa of the reversionary ...
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H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
Feb 15, 2018. Passed 225/192.
A bill which just passed the House would update the law for disabled Americans for modern times, say Republicans. Democrats say it would set disabled Americans’ civil rights back decades. #### Context The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, more commonly called the ADA, was ...
H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
H.R. 2824: Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act
Sep 26, 2017. Passed 214/209.
H.R. 2824 reauthorizes the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program through Fiscal Year 2022. Specifically, this bill renews an expired requirement that grantees of the program demonstrate improvement in specified benchmark areas three years after program implementation (such as reducing child abuse ...
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
From Jan 2015 to Jun 2018, Young missed 0 of 2,323 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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