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Kevin Yoder's Voting Records on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (KS) - District 3, Republican

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 12, 2012 HR 5949 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(301 - 118)
May 18, 2012 H Amdt 1127 Repeals Indefinite Military Detention Provisions Amendment Rejected - House
(182 - 238)
Dec. 14, 2011 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Report Adopted - House
(283 - 136)
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(250 - 153)
Feb. 17, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(279 - 143)
Feb. 14, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Passed - House
(275 - 144)
Feb. 8, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Failed - House
(277 - 148)

Kansas Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 25, 2010 HB 2221 Ban on Smoking in Certain Public Places Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(68 - 54)
Did Not Vote
March 25, 2009 HB 2275 Drug Testing for Cash Assistance Recipients Bill Passed - House
(99 - 26)
May 6, 2008 HB 2019 Voter Identification Conference Report Adopted - House
(67 - 56)
Feb. 14, 2008 HB 2617 Mandatory Drug Testing for Drivers Causing Serious Accidents Bill Passed - House
(117 - 5)
April 3, 2007 HB 2019 Voter Identification Concurrence Vote Failed - House
(61 - 61)
May 10, 2006 HB 2118 Conceal and Carry Conference Report Adopted - House
(93 - 24)
March 23, 2006 SB 418 Concealed Weapons Permits Veto Override Passed - House
(91 - 33)
March 14, 2006 SB 418 Concealed Weapons Permits Bill Passed - House
(90 - 33)

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