Read our 2016 Report Card for Fitzpatrick.
Fitzpatrick is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 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 sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Fitzpatrick was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 4018 (112th): Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2012
- H.R. 4133 (109th): National Flood Insurance Program Further Enhanced Borrowing Authority Act of 2005
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).
Fitzpatrick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Finance and Financial Sector (18%) Health (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) International Affairs (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)
Some of Fitzpatrick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6453 (114th): To clarify the effect of a Memorandum Opinion for the Assistant Attorney ...
- H.R. 5594 (114th): National Strategy for Combating Terrorist, Underground, and Other Illicit Financing Act
- H.R. 5403 (114th): Ariel Grace’s Law
- H.R. 5404 (114th): Medical Device Guardians Act of 2016
- H.Res. 625 (114th): Expressing support for the designation of February 28, 2016, as “National Rare ...
- H.R. 3920 (114th): E-Free Act
- H.R. 3131 (114th): Bureau Research Transparency Act
|Fitzpatrick’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 3361 (113th): USA FREEDOM Act
May 22, 2014. Passed 303/121.
H.R. 6190 (112th): Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012
Dec 12, 2012. Failed 229/182.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
S. 990 (112th): PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011
May 26, 2011. Passed 250/153.
H.R. 514 (112th): FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011
Feb 17, 2011. Passed 279/143.
From Jan 2005 to Dec 2016, Fitzpatrick missed 108 of 5,343 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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