Fischbach’s Conservative Record – Fighting the Radical Left

Protecting Freedoms

  • Co-sponsored bill to make it unlawful for any state or political subdivision to require a voter to present a vaccine passport or vaccination status in a federal election. (H.R. 6558, SERVIS Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to make grants to the parents of students enrolled in elementary schools or secondary schools that are failing to provide in-person instruction because of Covid. (H.R, 6380, Open Schools Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to provide protections for health care providers that refuse to participate in abortions based on religious beliefs or other convictions. (H.R. 6060, Conscience Protection Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit the Treasury Department to force a financial institution to report transfers in or out of any financial account. (H.R. 5586, Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act)
  • Authored bill to prioritize parental choice and open the doors for more home-, family-, and faith-based child care options. (H.R. 1963, Child Care Choices Act)

Pro-life

  • Co-Chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus
  • Authored bill to prohibit federal funding to entities that perform abortions. (H.R. 2619, Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2021)
  • Co-sponsor of bill to prohibit an abortion after 20 weeks. (H.R. 1080, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to defund Planned Parenthood. (H.R. 541 Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2021)
  • Co-sponsored bill to require healthcare providers to give the same level of care to a child born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. (H.R. 619, Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit the award of federal funds to an institution of higher education that provides abortion drugs or abortions to its students or to employees. (H.R. 4607, Protecting Life on College Campus Act)
  • Signed onto letter to leadership to protect the Hyde Amendment and prohibit any taxpayer dollars from being using for an abortion. (https://banks.house.gov/uploadedfiles/save_hyde_amendment_letter_final.asd.pdf)
  • Compelled the FDA to take action over the sky high false-positive rate of prenatal genetic screening tests that have led to families choosing abortion. (https://www.ff.org/coalition-pro-life-leaders-stop-medicaid-funding-faulty-prenatal-tests)

Second Amendment

  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit federal funding of state firearm ownership databases. (H.R. 1827, Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit the Federal Government from entering into contracts with an entity that discriminates against firearm or ammunition industries. (H.R. 6970, FIND Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to enforce the requirement that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System make a final disposition of requests to correct its records within 60 days. (H.R. 3820, Firearm Due Process Protection Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to remove the category of “any other weapon” from the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act and require the Department of Justice to destroy any records relating to the registration of any other weapon within one year of enactment. (H.R. 6817, No Backdoor Gun Control Act)

Election Integrity

  • Signed letter with fellow incoming freshman calling for Congressional investigations into the irregularities of the 2020 election. (www.wjhl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/98/2020/12/Election-Integrity-Letter.pdf)
  • Voted to reject Presidential Electors from Arizona and Pennsylvania because the allegations of irregularities and fraud were too voluminous to ignore.
  • Voted against H.R. 1, the For The People Act, which would unconstitutionally nationalize our elections. (clerk.house.gov/Votes/202162)

Illegal immigration

  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit payment of a civil action settlement to an alien unlawfully in the United States. (H.R. 5854, Illegal Immigrant Payoff Prohibition Act)

Fighting for the District

  • Authored two bills to establish a transportation corridor to and provide relief to small businesses in the Northwest Angle. (H.R. 3188 and H.R. 3189)
  • Co-sponsored bill to address U.S. energy security and lower gas and propane prices. (H.R.6858, American Energy Independence for Russia Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to prohibit the EPA from retroactively reducing certain determinations under the Renewable Fuel Program. (H.R. 6071, Defend the Blend Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to require the Agriculture Secretary to allow emergency haying under the conservation reserve program during nesting season. (H.R. 4710, CRP Flexibility Act)

Taxes

  • Co-sponsored bill to make permanent provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect individuals, families, and small businesses. (H.R. 6658, Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2022)

Veterans

  • Co-sponsored bill to update health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances, including the extension of the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care. (H.R. 6659, Health Care for Burn Pit Veterans Act)
  • Co-sponsored bill to prioritize grants in areas with a critical shortage of veterans service officers, areas with high rates of suicide among veterans, and areas with high rates of referrals to the Veterans Crisis Line. (H.R. 4601, Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act)

Congressional Authority

  • Co-sponsored bill to prevent major rules by the administration from having any effect unless a joint resolution by Congress is approved. (H.R. 1776, Regulations in Need of Scrutiny Act)
  • Authored a Constitutional Amendment to require the Supreme Court be composed of nine justices. (H.Res 351)

Environment

  • Co-sponsored resolution to uphold the Navigable Waters Protection Rule and prevent WOTUS from being restored. (H.Res 318)
  • Co-sponsored bill to promote low-carbon, high-octane fuels in order to protect public health and improve vehicle efficiency. (H.R. 5089, Next General Fuels Act)
  • Authored a bill to prohibit the Department of the Interior from entering into a conservation easement with a term of more than 50 years and to give owners of existing easements the option to renegotiate, renew, or buy it out. (H.R 7021, Landowner Easement Rights Act)

Foreign Policy

  • Authored bill to support Taiwan’s ties and agreements with other countries around the world and push against China’s attempts to interfere with Taiwan’s international relations. (H.R. 6069)

Voting Record by the Numbers

Club for Growth, NRA, National Association of Manufacturers scores were not available as of 4/26/22.

American Conservative Union: 82%  (Accessed 4/26/22: ratings.conservative.org/)

Americans for Prosperity: 90%  (Accessed 4/26/22: americansforprosperity.org/national-scorecard/#/)

Conservative Review’s “Liberty Score”: 82%  (Accessed 4/26/22: (libertyscore.conservativereview.com/)

FreedomWorks: 88%  (Accessed 4/26/22: www.freedomworks.org/content/2021-house-scorecard)

Gun Owners of America: A rated  (Accessed 4/26/22: www.gunowners.org/congressional-ratings/)

Heritage Action: 89%  (Accessed 4/26/22: heritageaction.com/scorecard/search?query=fischbach)

National Right to Life: 100%  (Accessed 4/26/22: cqrcengage.com/nrlc/app/person/12487?4)

NumbersUSA: 80%  (Accessed 4/26/22:  (www.numbersusa.com/content/my/tools/grades/list/0/CONGRESS/mn/A/Grade/Active)