WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined the House Tuesday in passing the Conference Report to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 [H.R. 2810] which included six amendments authored or sponsored by the freshman representative.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, joined the House Thursday in passing legislation that expands sanctions against Iran for its illicit ballistic missile program. The Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act [H.R. 1698] requires a comprehensive investigation to identify and designate the companies, banks, and individuals – both inside and outside Iran – which supply the regime’s missile and conventional weapons programs, subjecting them to sanctions.
A bill authored by local Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick and Democratic Congresswoman Niki Tsongas passed the House of Representatives Tuesday.
The International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act [H.R. 2142] was approved by a bipartisan 412-3 vote and will now move to the Senate.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday took another step to try to address the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic, voting to approve legislation intended to stop the flow of deadly synthetic drugs from entering the country through U.S. ports and border crossings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA) aimed at combating the opioid epidemic passed the House Tuesday by a vote of 412-3 and now heads to the Senate where companion legislation awaits.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Qatar this past July to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Qatari government, pledging greater cooperation in the fight against illicit financing of terrorist groups throughout the Middle East. Tillerson claimed the agreement “will do more to keep the region and our homeland safe.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to better protect America’s small businesses, and their operational and customer information, from cyber attack.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a former FBI supervisory special agent and current member of the bipartisan Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry into the United States, joined the Homeland Security Committee Wednesday in passing the Border Security for America Act [H.R. 3548].
A bill introduced by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers this week would require the Pentagon to report to Congress on significant security risks to the U.S. electric grid and their impact on the U.S. military.