US Congress Representative C.A. Ruppersberger [D]

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USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4326IntroSex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act This bill expands requirements for fighting human trafficking that apply to foreign countries receiving U.S. foreign assistance. (The President is authorized to reduce assistance to, or take other actions against,...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Discharged.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8048IntroState and Local IT Modernization and Cybersecurity Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4104EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB7795EngrossVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1143IntroRecognizing September 2020 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8283IntroTREAT Act Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment Act
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2020-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1668EngrossInternet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to take specified steps to i...
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2020-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8245IntroThe Dr. Joseph Costa Honoring Essential Americans Risking Their Safety Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2466IntroState Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the State Opioid Response Grants program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5855IntroBipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for specified trauma centers and nonprofits to establish or expand intervention or prevention programs rel...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB8194IntroTo authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Waverly B. Woodson, Jr., for acts of valor during World War II. This bill authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Waverly B. Woodson, Jr., for acts of valor during...
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2020-09-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8192IntroCOVID Community Care Act
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2020-09-08
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8015EngrossDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020, establishes requirements for the processing of election mail, and ...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB8171IntroSave our Social Security Now Act
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2020-09-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR94IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Relief with Respect to Employment Tax Deadlines Applicable to Employers Affected by the Ongoing Coronavirus (COVID...
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2020-09-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8150IntroSCHOOLS Act Safe Considerations of the Health Of Our Learning Students Act This bill requires a study on safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in schools. It also establishes a grant program to assist s...
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2020-09-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8017IntroMOTION Act Mobile Options for Testing In Our Neighborhoods Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants within 120 days to, among others, specified health facilities, governmental health departments, and no...
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB886PassVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-153. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1079IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 9 through 15, 2020, as National Health Center Week and encourages all Americans to take part in this week by visiting their local health center and celebrating the important partnership between America...
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7588IntroStrengthening the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2020 This bill directs the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) to carry out specified reviews related to the a...
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2020-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United Stat...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB96IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes. This bill expands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7761IntroProtecting Access to Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants During the COVID-19 Pandemic Act This bill allows public service employees who are impacted by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency to continue to participate,...
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7719IntroPreventing Authoritarian Policing Tactics on America's Streets Act
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHR1052IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all young children and families should have access to high-quality child care that is affordable for families.
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7642IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2477IntroBENES Act of 2019 Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2019 This bill makes a series of changes to, and requires additional notifications regarding, the Medicare enrollment process. Specifically, the bill changes ...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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