Experience: House: District 5, 2003-Present
Home State: New Jersey
Running: President, United States, 2016
Total Raised: $1,385,618Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Winning: Won with 0.00%
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    Full Name: Scott Garrett
    Gender: Male
    Family: Wife: Mary Ellen; 2 Children: Jennifer, Brittany
    Birth Date: 07/09/1959
    Birth Place: Englewood, NJ
    Home City: Wantage, NJ
    Religion: Protestant


    JD, Rutgers University School of Law, 1984
    BA, Political Science, Montclair State College, 1981

Political Experience

    Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 5, 2002-present
    Former Sergeant-At-Arms, Sussex County Republican Party
    Assembly Member, New Jersey General Assembly, 1990-2002
    Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey General Assembly, 2000-2002
    Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1998, 2000

Current Legislative Committees

    Budget, Member
    Financial Services, Member
    Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, Chair
    Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Member, Anti-Terrorism Caucus, present
    Member, Armenian Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption, present
    Chair, Congressional Constitution Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Services Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Taiwan Caucus, present
    Member, Congressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus, present
    Member, Economic Competitiveness Caucus, present
    Member, Financial Literacy Caucus, present
    Member, Fire Services Caucus, present
    Member, Hellenic Caucus, present
    Member, Homeland Security Caucus, present
    Member, House Cancer Caucus, present
    Member, Immigration Reform Caucus, present
    Member, India Caucus, present
    Member, Iran Sanctions Working Group, present
    Member, Land Conservation Caucus, present
    Member, Law Enforcement Caucus, present
    Member, Men's Health Caucus, present
    Member, Nuclear Issues Working Group, present
    Member, Prayer Caucus, present
    Member, Sri Lanka Caucus, present
    Member, Sudan Caucus, present
    Member, Task Force on Terrorism and Proliferation Financing, present
    Member, US-Israel Security Caucus, present
    Member, Wildlife Refuge Caucus, present
    Founder, Congressional Constitution Caucus
    Former Member, Republican Policy Committee
    Former Chair, Republican Study Committee’s Budget and Spending Task Force

Professional Experience

    Former Attorney, Sellar, Richardson, Stuart & Chisholm Professional Corporation

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Former Trustee, Montclair State College Alumni Association
    Former Member, New Jersey Defense Association
    Former Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    Former Member, Sussex County Bar Association
    Former President, Sussex County Big Brothers Association
    Former Member, Sussex County Board of Agriculture
    Former Director, Sussex County Republican Chairman's Club
General Survey
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Oppose
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

3. Marijuana is a gateway drug
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Oppose
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

Strongly Oppose
6. Vouchers for school choice

Strongly Support
7. Make voter registration easier

Strongly Support
8. Prioritize green energy

Strongly Oppose
9. Avoid foreign entanglements
10. Expand the military

11. Support & expand free trade

12. Support American Exceptionalism
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Strongly Support
14. Expand ObamaCare

Strongly Oppose
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Strongly Oppose
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

17. Keep God in the public sphere

Strongly Support
18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

Strongly Oppose
19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Strongly Oppose
20. Privatize Social Security

Strongly Support
Total: 164
Introduced Date Bill Number Bill Title Last Action
12/07/2016 H.Res.950 Expressing support for the designation of October 23 as a national day of remembrance of the tragic 1983 terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. 12/07/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  (All Actions)
12/06/2016 H.R.6427 Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act 12/06/2016 Received in the Senate.  (All Actions)
09/28/2016 H.R.6251 PCAOB Enforcement Transparency Act of 2016 09/28/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
09/28/2016 H.R.5429 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act 09/28/2016 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 622.  (All Actions)
09/06/2016 H.R.4852 Private Placement Improvement Act of 2016 09/06/2016 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 562.  (All Actions)
07/21/2016 H.R.3798 Due Process Restoration Act of 2015 07/21/2016 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 539.  (All Actions)
07/29/2015 H.R.3273 Prohibiting Assistance to Nuclear Iran Act 07/29/2015 Referred to House Armed Services  (All Actions)
02/11/2015 H.R.114 Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2015 02/11/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.  (All Actions)
06/08/2016 H.R.4638 Main Street Growth Act 06/08/2016 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 474.  (All Actions)
04/19/2016 H.R.3557 FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act 04/19/2016 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 387.  (All Actions)
10/07/2015 H.R.1525 Disclosure Modernization and Simplification Act of 2015 10/07/2015 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.  (All Actions)
10/01/2015 H.Con.Res.76 Expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan and its people deserve membership in the United Nations. 10/01/2015 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.  (All Actions)
06/03/2015 H.R.2625 Bailout Prevention Act of 2015 06/03/2015 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform  (All Actions)
05/19/2015 H.R.1524 To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building". 05/19/2015 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.  (All Actions)
04/29/2015 H.R.121 Local Education Authority Returns Now Act 04/29/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.  (All Actions)
01/23/2015 H.R.115 Freedom of Travel Act of 2015 01/23/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.  (All Actions)
01/06/2015 H.R.120 To repeal the War Powers Resolution. 01/06/2015 Referred to House Rules  (All Actions)
04/23/2015 H.R.1982 Restoring Main Street Investor Protection and Confidence Act 04/23/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
03/30/2015 H.R.117 Reclaiming Individual Liberty Act 03/30/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.  (All Actions)
03/23/2015 H.R.1523 Community Bank Access to Capital Act of 2015 03/23/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.  (All Actions)
Total: 1731
Date Bill Number Bill Title Result Vote
12/23/2016 H.R.3713 Sentencing Reform Act of 2015
12/20/2016 H.R.5983 Financial CHOICE Act of 2016
12/16/2016 H.R.2726 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
12/12/2016 H.R.2896 TAILOR Act of 2015
09/21/2016 H.R.6100 Protect Family Farms and Businesses Act
09/15/2016 H.R.6047 Taiwan Travel Act
12/12/2016 H.R.1941 Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act
12/12/2016 H.R.1266 Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015
11/15/2016 H.R.4365 Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
11/15/2016 H.R.1192 National Clinical Care Commission Act
09/27/2016 H.R.3779 Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2016
12/08/2016 H.R.5143 Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 Passed Yea
12/01/2016 H.R.2992 Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act
11/30/2016 H.R.5166 Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act
09/26/2016 H.R.5931 Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act Passed Aye
09/22/2016 H.R.5859 Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act Passed Yea
09/22/2016 H.R.2315 Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015
09/07/2016 H.R.5949 Victims Before Ransom Act
09/07/2016 H.Res.752 Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade.
07/14/2016 H.R.5734 Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016
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