US Congress Representative Kevin Yoder [R]

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USHB3383EngrossTo designate the flood control project in Sedgwick County, Kansas, commonly known as the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Project, as the "M.S. 'Mitch' Mitchell Floodway". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Proje...
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2018-09-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program under which it provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide servi...
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2018-09-25
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stivers asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 2327, a bill originally introduced by Representative DeSantis, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6796IntroViolence Against Women Extension Act of 2018
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2018-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB1911EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6836IntroCLINICAL TREATMENT Act Covering Life-saving Investigations Needed in Cancer and Other Life-threatening Conditions through Timely use of Resources for Easy and Affordable Treatment from Medicaid for Enrollees in Need Today Act
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2018-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3325IntroACE Kids Act Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a state Medicaid option to provide for medical assistance with respect to coordinated care provided through a health ho...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1066IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions should be retained in law regardless of further amendments to, or the repeal of, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Expres...
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2018-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR401IntroUrging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade. Calls for an end to the dog and cat meat industry an...
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2018-09-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6776IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security. Provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight for: the Office of the Secret...
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2018-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 739.
USHB1635EngrossEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in ...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6689IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act
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2018-08-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6183IntroFamily Reunification Act
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHR1034IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran. Condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials an...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR257IntroCondemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States.
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2018-07-25
ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5613EngrossQuindaro Townsite National Commemorative Site Act
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2018-07-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR1013IntroCelebrating civic advocacy in the United States and supporting the designation of July 24th as National Advocacy Day. Expresses support for the celebration of civic advocacy efforts on National Advocacy Day.
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2018-07-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR993IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization...
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2018-07-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2651IntroHorseracing Integrity Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and medication control p...
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2018-06-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3331EngrossTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology. (Sec. 1) This bill specifies that the Center for Medicare and...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR111EngrossRecognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Supports the efforts of the United Bid Com...
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2018-06-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5983IntroKelsey Smith Act
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2018-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3642EngrossMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligible veterans at non-VA health ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5310IntroMunicipal Infrastructure Savings and Transparency Act This bill grants an engineer for a public agency that receives funds from the Federal Highway Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , or the D...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5894IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the House of Representatives and Joint Items such as: the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Office of the At...
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2018-05-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 539.
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5584IntroWichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Extension Act This bill amends the Wichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Act of 2005 to extend for ten years the authority of the Department of the Interior to carry out the Equus Beds Aqu...
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2018-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1456IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain ci...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4547PassStrengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 TITLE I--STRENGTHENING OVERSIGHT AND BENEFICIARY PROTECTION (Sec. 101) This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make annual grants to each state's protectio...
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2018-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-165.
USHB5499IntroStephen Michael Gleason Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Stephen Michael Gleason.
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2018-04-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2018-04-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5460IntroNever Again Education Act
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2018-04-10
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5247EngrossTrickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018
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2018-04-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367.
USHB535PassTaiwan Travel Act (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. government should encourage visits between U.S. and Taiwanese officials at all levels. The bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow U.S. officials at al...
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-135. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB582PassKari's Law Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit businesses from manufacturing or importing for use in the United States, or selling or leasing in the United States, a multi-line telephone system unless it i...
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2018-02-16
Became Public Law No: 115-127. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1876IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2018-02-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2948IntroTo amend the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license for loan originators transitioning between employers, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to temporarily all...
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2018-02-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USHB4949IntroCivil Defense Accountability Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to report to Congress regarding current notifi...
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB4188IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 621 Kansas Avenue in Atchison, Kansas, as the "Amelia Earhart Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 621 Kansas Avenue in ...
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2018-02-06
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4916IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying info...
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2018-02-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
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