Read our 2016 Report Card for Brooks.
Our unique analysis of the bills Brooks 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). Brooks is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mo Brooks sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
- House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Brooks sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (26%) Immigration (21%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)
Some of Brooks’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 733: To provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United ...
- H.R. 6345 (114th): TPS Reform Act of 2016
- H.R. 4598 (114th): American Jobs First Act of 2016
- H.R. 4597 (114th): ICE Agent Support Act of 2016
- H.R. 3835 (114th): Protecting America’s Solvency Act of 2015
- H.Res. 406 (114th): Recognizing the progress made and challenges still faced by people living with ...
- H.R. 3151 (114th): Arrest Statistics Reporting Act of 2015
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|Brooks’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
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.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
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 ...
From Jan 2011 to Mar 2017, Brooks missed 38 of 4,316 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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