Read our 2017 Report Card for Brooks.
Brooks 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 Brooks has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Susan Brooks sits on the following committees:
Brooks was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 2228: Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017
- H.R. 5509 (114th): To name the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the “Dr. Otis Bowen Veteran House”.
- H.R. 623 (114th): DHS Social Media Improvement Act of 2015
- H.R. 3681 (114th): Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act
- H.R. 3242 (114th): Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015
- H.R. 4275 (113th): Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act
- H.R. 3106 (113th): Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act
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).
Brooks sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Brooks’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1148: Expressing support for the goals and ideas of “Stomach Cancer Awareness Month”.
- H.R. 6388: Federal Employee Retirement Accountability Act
- H.R. 6378: Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018
- H.R. 5717: Jake Laird Act of 2018
- H.R. 5700: National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act
- H.R. 5581: ADAPT Act of 2018
- H.R. 5329: Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018
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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 ...
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
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.Con.Res. 105 (113th): Prohibiting the President from deploying or maintaining United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in ...
Jul 25, 2014. Passed 370/40.
From Jan 2013 to Dec 2018, Brooks missed 36 of 3,669 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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