Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick

Representative from Pennsylvania’s 8th District, Republican

Fitzpatrick, a Republican, is the representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district and has served since Jan 3, 2017 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Fitzpatrick has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fitzpatrick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Brian Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Fitzpatrick’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
No H.R. 1430: HONEST Act
Mar 29, 2017. Passed 228/194.
H.R. 1430 prohibits the EPA from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not publicly available. Specifically, the bill amends Section 6(b) of the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
Yea H.R. 1301: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017
Mar 8, 2017. Passed 371/48.
H.R. 1301 reflects the final, bicameral agreement on fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense spending. If enacted, H.R. 1301 would result in discretionary budget authority of $577.9 billion. The agreement includes savings of $1.155 billion from lower-than-expected fuel costs, $157 million due to favorable economic ...
Yea H.R. 863: To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2017. Passed 369/42.
Nay H.J.Res. 36: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste ...
Feb 3, 2017. Passed 221/191.
H.J. Res. 36 nullifies a rule that was issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that requires operators to take various actions to reduce waste of gas lost during oil and gas production activities through venting or flaring of the gas, and through equipment ...
Nay H.J.Res. 41: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure ...
Feb 1, 2017. Passed 235/187.
The third bill signed into law by President Trump repeals a regulatory rule created by Democrats in the wake of the 2008 financial crash. Republicans hail it as a breath of fresh air for American businesses, but Democrats say it will harm both our financial ...
Aye S. 84: A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 268/151.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, appointed on President Trump's first day in office, was a four-star Marine general. Mattis’s recent service upends the traditional separation where the Defense Secretary — the official in charge of the Pentagon and most of the American military — is ...
Nay S.Con.Res. 3: A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 227/198.
It’s no secret that the President and congressional Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Their main method of preparing to do so is Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 which passed the Senate and House in early January 2017. #### What ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Apr 2017, Fitzpatrick missed 2 of 228 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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