Rep. Lynn Jenkins
Republican • 2nd District, Kansas • 4th Term • Sworn In 2009
- 20 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 46 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 439)
- 242 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 81 of 440) 4 Made Into Law (Ranks 117 of 440)
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>
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- Past Seven Days: 32
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.537Referred to the House Committee Nov 19, 2015 25 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Federal law prohibits the transfer of individuals detained at United States Naval St...
H.Res.487Referred to the Subcommittee Oct 23, 2015 7 Views
Recognizing the importance of cancer program accreditation in ensuring comprehensive, high quality, patient-centered cancer care.
H.Res.478Referred to the House Committee Oct 09, 2015 7 Views
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.3940 - Meaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015Referred to House Energy and Commerce Nov 05, 2015 13 Views
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for the 2015 reporting pe...
H.R.3860 - Ensuring Access to Affordable and Quality Home Care for Seniors and People with Disabilities ActReferred to the House Committee Oct 29, 2015 10 Views
To preserve the companionship services exemption for minimum wage and overtime pay, and the live-in domestic services exemption for overtime p...
H.R.3845 - Crop Insurance Restoration ActReferred to the House Committee Oct 28, 2015 10 Views
To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to repeal the changes regarding the Standard Reinsurance Agreement enacted as part of the Bipartisan B...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2270: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2270 Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story ActAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 2288: To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2288 To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposesAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 4038: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies ActAye (with party)November 19, 2015