Read our 2018 Report Card for Brown.
Brown 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 Brown has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Feb 14, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Anthony Brown sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Natural Resources
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Brown was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4890 (115th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9801 Apollo Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as the “Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building”.
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 at least about half 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).
Brown sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (23%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Education (9%) International Affairs (9%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Brown’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 970: Robert E. Lee Statue Removal Act
- H.R. 878: Educators Expense Deduction Modernization Act
- H.R. 761: CAMPUS HATE Crimes Act
- H.R. 719: MICRO Act
- H.R. 717: Raise the Age Act
- H.R. 720: To deem Federal employees excepted from furlough during a Government shutdown in fiscal ...
- H.R. 699: To amend the National Housing Act to require the Secretary of Housing and ...
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H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Sep 26, 2018. Passed 361/61.
H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, which is an increase of $17.1 billion above FY18 levels, and $68.1 billion ...
H.R. 4606: Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act
Sep 6, 2018. Passed 260/146.
H.R. 5682: FIRST STEP Act
May 22, 2018. Passed 360/59.
H.R. 5682 requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop and apply a risk and needs assessment system to identify a prisoner’s risk and assign them to appropriate evidence-based programming. Prisoners can earn incentives for participating in the programming. Prison reform initiatives have demonstrated success ...
H.R. 5247: Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018
Mar 21, 2018. Passed 267/149.
H.R. 5247 authorizes the use of eligible investigational drugs by patients who have been diagnosed with certain illnesses, who have exhausted the approved treatment options and are not eligible to participate in a clinical trial. The bill defines an eligible patient as those with “a ...
H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
From Jan 2017 to Feb 2019, Brown missed 53 of 1,297 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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