Read our 2016 Report Card for Yarmuth.
Our unique analysis of the bills Yarmuth 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). Yarmuth is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
John Yarmuth sits on the following committees:
- Ranking Member, House Committee on the Budget
Yarmuth was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4454 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3050 Hunsinger Lane in Louisville, Kentucky, as the “Iraq and Afghanistan Fallen Military Heroes of ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Yarmuth sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Yarmuth’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 786: ACHE Act
- H.R. 579: Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act
- H.R. 580: Muhammad Ali Legacy Act
- H.Res. 857 (114th): Expressing support for designation of the week of September 12 through 16, ...
- H.Res. 686 (114th): Expressing support for efforts to enhance Israeli security and create the conditions ...
- H.J.Res. 53 (114th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to ...
- H.R. 2125 (114th): Keeping Our Campaigns Honest Act of 2015
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H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed 364/58.
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. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed 355/63.
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
From Jan 2007 to Apr 2017, Yarmuth missed 300 of 7,887 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 70 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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