Noem, a Republican, is the representative for South Dakota's at-large district and has served since Jan 5, 2011. Noem is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Noem.
Noem 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 Noem has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Kristi Noem sits on the following committees:
Noem was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2484: Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017
- H.R. 291 (113th): Black Hills Cemetery Act
- H.R. 1607 (113th): Livestock Disaster Protection 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).
Noem sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Noem’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3992: Rural Home Health Extension and Regulatory Relief Act
- H.R. 3939: American Prairie Conservation Act
- H.R. 3649: Fair CRP Payments Act
- H.R. 3610: Donations in Rough Years (DRY) Act
- H.R. 3500: Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2017
- H.R. 3438: Improving Employment Outcomes of TANF Recipients Act
- H.R. 3437: TANF Accountability and Integrity Improvement Act
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H.R. 719: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016
Sep 30, 2015. Passed 277/151.
This was a vote to agree to the provisions to keep the government funded through December 11, 2015 that the Senate had added in a previous vote. With this vote, the House approved the Senate's changes to the bill, with the government funding provisions, sending ...
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. 2393: Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
Jun 10, 2015. Passed 300/131.
The Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015 would repeal the requirement for meat products to be labeled with their country of origin. Currently meat products must include information on where the animal was bred, raised, and slaughtered. The Canadian government filed a complaint ...
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.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.J.Res. 117 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Sep 13, 2012. Passed 329/91.
H.R. 2072 (112th): Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 9, 2012. Passed 330/93.
The Export–Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 amended the Export–Import Bank Act of 1945 to extend the termination of functions of the Export–Import Bank of the United States, which helps financing and insuring foreign purchases of United States goods for customers unable or unwilling to ...
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 ...
H.R. 2112 (112th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
Jun 16, 2011. Passed 217/203.
From Jan 2011 to Nov 2017, Noem missed 129 of 4,772 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with 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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