US Congress Representative Raul Ruiz [D]

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USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2020-07-02
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB7470IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to help build a stronger health care workforce.
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
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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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHCR100IntroUrging the establishment of a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation. This concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, the U.S. debt of remembrance not only to tho...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6910IntroER Hero and Patient Safety Act Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act This bill requires hospitals that employ, or contract with, physicians who furnish emergency medical services to provide specified due process protections before taking certain...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6692IntroTo require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to carry out certain programs relating to environmental justice, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2020 (1) the Environmental Justice Small Grants ...
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2020-05-12
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6836IntroTribal Health Care Protection Fund Act This bill provides additional appropriations for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for the Indian Health Service, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to prevent...
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2020-05-12
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6785IntroFEMA Tribal Coordinator Act This bill requires the President to appoint a tribal response coordinating officer immediately following the declaration of a multi-state major disaster or emergency. The duties of such officer shall include conducting an ...
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6763IntroCOVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6680IntroStrengthening Unemployment Insurance for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6550IntroAccess to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis Act of 2020 This bill temporarily provides credit unions with an exception to limits on outstanding member business loans. Specifically, for a three-year period, loans used for rec...
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2020-04-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6486IntroCare for COVID-19 Act 2.0
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2020-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6467IntroCoronavirus Community Relief Act This bill provides $250 billion for certain localities affected by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides funding for FY2020 for units of local government with a popula...
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2020-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6261IntroTo provide for coverage of testing for COVID-19 at no cost sharing for Indians receiving health services through the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to cover, during the pu...
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2020-04-01
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6365IntroImmediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020 This bill establishes grant programs and other forms of financial assistance for health care providers in response to the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6311IntroCare for COVID-19 Act
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2020-03-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6282IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the security of the U.S. medical pr...
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6283IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2020 This bill extends liability protection for harm caused by acts or omissions by volunteer health care professionals in the course of providing certain health care services during specified public-health ...
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3329EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street ...
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2020-03-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 448.
USHB712IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and als...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2477IntroBENES Act of 2019 Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to take the following actions: provide traini...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 2.
USHB5995IntroMajor Richard Star Act This bill provides that a combat-disabled uniformed services retiree with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction veterans' disability compensation, and retired pay or combat-relate...
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB6090IntroPhysician Shortage GME Cap Flex Act of 2020
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2020-03-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2339EngrossProtecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill revises requirements related to the safety, sale, and advertisement of tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-ho...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3836IntroWIRED Act Wireless Infrastructure Resiliency during Emergencies and Disasters Act This bill authorizes states to require wireless companies to deploy infrastructure that can withstand natural disasters.
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2020-02-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5983IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4150 Chicago Avenue in Riverside, California, as the "Woodie Rucker-Hughes Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4150 Chi...
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2020-02-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5842IntroVoices for Environmental Justice Act This bill authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award grants to eligible entities to participate in decisions impacting the health and safety of their communities in connection with an actual or ...
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2020-02-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR826IntroExpressing disapproval of the Trump administration's harmful actions towards Medicaid. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) should withdraw recent guidance regardi...
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2020-02-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4059IntroTo take certain lands in California into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and for other purposes. This bill takes approximately 2,560 acres of specified lands into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of...
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2020-02-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4495IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Indian Health Service, to acquire private land to facilitate access to the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, California, and for other purposes. Thi...
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2020-02-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
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