US Congress Representative C.A. Ruppersberger [D]

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USHB5067IntroTo reauthorize the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007.
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2016-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and...
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2016-04-20
Presented to President.
USHR694IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that a standing committee (or subcommittee thereof) hearing be held whenever there is a moment of silence in the House for a tragedy involving gun violence.
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB4897IntroInformation Technology Modernization Act
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2016-04-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4336Engross(Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for inurnment in Arlington N...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3886IntroEarly Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHR638IntroCelebrates, during Women's History Month, the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks. Honors Lacks as a hero of modern medicine for contributions to the medical discoveries resulting from her HeLa cells, which helped make possible some of the most impor...
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4812IntroThis bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement with the Harriet Tubman Statue Commission of the State of Maryland under which the Commission shall provide, and the Joint Committee shall accept, a statue of Harriet Tub...
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2016-03-17
To House Administration Committee
USHB4803IntroWomen and Minorities in STEM Booster Act of 2016 This bill requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women a...
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2016-03-17
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4738IntroDigital Coast Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHR637IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should establish a national goal of more than 50 percent clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 for the purposes of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, growing o...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4712IntroStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to provide an option under the Secure Mail Initiative under which, for payment of a fee recouping costs, a person to w...
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2016-03-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2121IntroSAFE Transitional Licensing Act of 2015 This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license of 120 days for registered loan originators: (1) moving from a financial institution to a state-licensed non-bank ori...
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2016-03-02
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 0.
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-02-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4585IntroFederal Adjustment of Income Rates Act or the FAIR Act This bill increases the rates of basic pay for federal employees under the statutory pay systems (relating to the General Schedule, the U.S. Foreign Service, and the Veterans Health Administrati...
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2016-02-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4479IntroFamilies of Flint Act
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2016-02-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H598)
USHR604IntroCommemorates Representative Sam Johnson and Representative John Lewis for their patriotic service and sacrifice to the country they love and for becoming the first ever recipients of the Congressional Patriot Award.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4342IntroIran Ballistic Missile Prevention and Sanctions Act of 2016 This bill directs the President to impose five or more sanctions with respect to a person (or an entity) that knowingly transfers to or from Iran advanced conventional weapons or ballistic m...
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2016-01-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB158EngrossVisa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to require that an alien, when applying for program admission, possess a valid...
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2015-12-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB3970IntroHousing Our Heroes Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin a three-year pilot grant program to assess the feasibility of awarding grants to eligible entities to purchase and renovate abandoned homes for homeless veteran...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4144IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felons, or aliens) wh...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB3351IntroCPI-E Act of 2015 This bill bases cost-of -living increases in benefits under the Civil Service Retirement System, the Federal Employees Retirement System, military retirement and survivor benefit programs, old-age, survivors, or disability insuranc...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3997IntroThis bill amends the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to require that at least 10% of the funds made available for federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, including highway safety research and developm...
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2015-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2902IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1399IntroVeteran Education Empowerment Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to award up to 30 four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs to establish, maintain, and improve Vet...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3926IntroGun Violence Research Act
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3940IntroMeaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3913IntroLifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend lifespan respite care programs (services for family caregivers of children and adults with special needs) through FY2020. Each state agency awa...
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2015-11-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3696IntroMedicare Premium Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) prevent 2016 increases to Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles for enrollees, and (2) authorize federal funding to offset the corresp...
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2015-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3706IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 This bill directs the President to: establish a five-year strategy to achieve, with target countries and donors, the goal of ending preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally and ensure healthy...
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2015-10-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3546IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2015-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3651IntroPositive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 This bill extends deadlines and modifies requirements for railroad carriers and providers of intercity or commuter rail passenger transportation to implement positive train control (PT...
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2015-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHB2061EngrossEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a ...
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2015-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3635IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations that begins on or about October 1, 2015, to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for the period of such la...
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2015-09-29
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3579IntroFederal Firefighter Flexibility and Fairness Act This bill provides that any hours worked by a firefighter under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be disregarded for purposes of determining eligibility for, or the amount of, any overtime pa...
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2015-09-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB670IntroSpecial Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requirements for Medicaid coverage. Ext...
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2015-09-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR432IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Spine Ability Month. Commends organizations like the North American Spine Foundation for its Spine 10 x 25 Initiative to reduce spine-related disability by 10% by 2025.
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2015-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3185IntroEquality Act Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Defines: "sex" to include a sex s...
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2015-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1969IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2015 Expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or who became...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1288IntroWorld War II Merchant Mariner Service Act Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation for verifying that an individual performed honorable service as a coastwise merchant seaman during the period beginning on Decembe...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2264IntroDirects the Department of Defense to provide transportation on scheduled and unscheduled military flights within the United States and on scheduled overseas flights on a space-available basis for veterans with a service-connected, permanent disabilit...
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2015-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
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