Rep. Lynn Jenkins
Republican • 2nd District, Kansas • 3rd Term • Sworn In 2009
- 20 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 84 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 269 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 156 of 438) 16 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 438)
Jenkins was born on June 10, 1963, in Holton, Kansas. She is a graduate of Kansas State University and Weber State College, and she is a Certified Public Accountant. She was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1998. She was a member of the House from 1999 to 2000 and then served in the Kansas Senate from 2001 to 2002. In 2002, she was elected as the 37th State Treasurer of Kansas, defeating Democrat Sally Finney by winning 56%-43%. In 2006, Jenkins was re-elected to a second term. She defeated Democrat Larry Wilson 64%-35%.<ref name="campaignwebsite"> Lynn Jenkins for US Congress</ref> She has two children. Her husband, Scott Jenkins, filed for divorce on November 7, 2008.<ref name="Barbara Hollingsworth">Barbara Hollingsworth, "Lynn Jenkins' husband files for divorce," Topeka Capital-Journal, November 10, 2008.</ref>
- Today: 9
- Past Seven Days: 39
- All-Time: 27,280
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5304 - Audiology Patient Choice Act of 2014Referred to House Ways and Means Jul 31, 2014 1 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of audiologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing audiology se...
H.R.4935 - Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014Pursuant to the provisions Jul 25, 2014 2 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to the child tax credit.
H.R.4781 - Medicare Access to Rural Anesthesiology Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee May 30, 2014 6 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide payment under part A of the Medicare Program on a reasonable cost basis for anesthe...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 17 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.R.5354 - Campus Accountability and Safety ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Aug 01, 2014 21 Views
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to combat ...
H.R.5256 - Stop Discrimination in the Workplace ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 30, 2014 5 Views
To encourage compensation transparency.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Aye (with party)August 01, 2014