Read our 2016 Report Card for Young.
Our unique analysis of the bills Young has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Young is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
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 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 1238: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act
- 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 about one third or more 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:
Government Operations and Politics (23%) Taxation (23%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Emergency Management (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Immigration (9%)
Some of Young’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2017
- H.R. 2600: To provide for the conveyance to the State of Iowa of the reversionary ...
- H.R. 2516: Freedom from the ACA Tax Penalty Act
- H.Res. 287: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should pass no ...
- H.R. 1750: Facilitating Farmers’ Access to Resources and Machinery Act
- H.R. 1734: Access Technology Affordability Act of 2017
- H.R. 1460: Regulatory Fingerprints Act of 2017
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H.Res. 221: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration ...
Mar 23, 2017. Passed 227/189.
H.R. 597: Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act
Oct 27, 2015. Passed 313/118.
House Democrats and a portion of the Republican House majority teamed up last week to win an important battle in the fight to bring back the Export-Import bank, a quasi-governmental agency that provides subsidies to foreign companies buying American goods. On Monday, October, 26, 2015, ...
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 ...
H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015
Mar 4, 2015. Passed 316/101.
From Jan 2015 to Jul 2017, Young missed 0 of 1,731 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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