He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 2017 to 2018.
Read our 2018 Report Card for Fitzpatrick.
Fitzpatrick 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 Fitzpatrick has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 21, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Brian Fitzpatrick sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment
- Member, Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
- House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Fitzpatrick sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (23%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Commerce (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Taxation (10%) Animals (10%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)
Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1612: To ensure election security, enhance Americans’ access to the ballot box, reduce the ...
- H.R. 1002: WOOF! Act
- H.Res. 94: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the ...
- H.R. 911: Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019
- H.R. 570: Combat Online Predators Act
- H.R. 489: SHIELD Act of 2019
- H.R. 295: End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2019
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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. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018
May 18, 2018. Failed 198/213.
See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture ...
H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
Feb 15, 2018. Passed 225/192.
A bill which just passed the House would update the law for disabled Americans for modern times, say Republicans. Democrats say it would set disabled Americans’ civil rights back decades. #### Context The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, more commonly called the ADA, was ...
S. 140: A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.
Jan 10, 2018. Passed 239/173.
The Rules Committee Print includes the text of S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, S. 249, a bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa ...
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 Mar 2019, Fitzpatrick missed 4 of 1,336 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better 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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