US Congress Representative C.A. Ruppersberger [D]

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USHB3308IntroSeniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. Any such order must provide for the establishment of a Conc...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3402IntroFederal Information Security Management Reform Act of 2015 Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in administering federal agencies' implementation of information system security policies, to: (1) operate consolidated intrusion detection...
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2015-07-29
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3148IntroThis bill exempts broadcast television stations from the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) amended joint sales agreement (JSA) rules if the stations were parties to a JSA that was in effect on the effective date of the amendment adopted by ...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 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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2015-07-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act TITLE I--DISCOVERY Subtitle A--National Institutes of Health Funding (Sec. 1001) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. (Sec. 1002) The NIH I...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3029IntroReducing the Effects of the Cyberattack on OPM Victims Emergency Response Act of 2015 or the RECOVER Act Requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to provide each individual whose personally identifiable information was compromised during dat...
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2015-07-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1047)
USHB3003IntroJobs for Heroes Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the work opportunity tax credit, to: (1) revise the definition of "qualified veteran" to expand the eligibility of veterans for such credit, (2) allow such credit for the hiring ...
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2015-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4875)
USHB893Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 5...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2703IntroRight Start Child Care and Education Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rates and maximum allowable amount of the tax credit for employer-provided child care facilities; (2) increase the eligibility threshold amount an...
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2015-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR51IntroEliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHJR52IntroConstitutional Amendment Declares that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR267IntroExpresses support for National Lacrosse Month. Commends the leadership and programming efforts of US Lacrosse to raise awareness, prevent injuries, and increase overall safety across all levels of the game.
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2567IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal in commemoration of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Se...
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2015-05-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2525IntroHero Street USA Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue coins emblematic of Hero Street (in Silvis, Illinois) in the following amounts in commemoration of the semi-centennial of the naming of Hero St...
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2015-05-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug. Prohibits the knowing sale or transport ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are valuable, contributing members of society who deserve equal treatment under the law. Declares that: (...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2033IntroNepal Temporary Protected Status Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that the extraordinary and temporary conditions caused by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake, its aftershocks, and additional damage in Nepal qualifies Nepal for designation under...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Heck (WA). Petition No: 114-1. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB846IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orienta...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act 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 religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2050IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, beginning with taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess be...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial to include, in regards to the Korean War: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed ...
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2015-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1686IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage to medical nutrition therapy services for people with pre-diabetes and risk factors for developing type-2 diabetes.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1718IntroCollegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations to make collegiate housing and infrastructure improvement grants to certain tax-exempt social clubs (e.g., ...
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2015-03-26
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-03-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1516IntroEnsuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover, as medical and other health services, complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) items designed or individually ...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs 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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2015-03-18
To House Budget Committee
USHB727IntroPuerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act Authorizes the State Elections Commission of Puerto Rico to provide for a vote on Puerto Rico's admission into the Union as a state within one year of this Act's enactment. Requires the governor of Puerto ...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Indians, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that: (1) allows an income tax credit of up to $2,500 of the qu...
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2015-03-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1198IntroPostal Employee Appeal Rights Amendments Act Extends federal employee protections against adverse personnel actions, including the right to appeal such actions to the Merit Systems Protection Board, to any officer or employee of the U.S. Postal Serv...
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2015-03-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1024IntroDHS Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations when funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires under current law on February 27, 2015, to be compensated after th...
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2015-02-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB836IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Health Service ...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB815IntroAccess to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to exclude remuneration paid for licensed independent insurance producers from administrative costs for purposes of calculating the medical-loss ratio o...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB973IntroSocial Security Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to repeal the government pension offset requirement applicable to and reducing husband's and wife's insurance benef...
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2015-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB916IntroAll-American Flag Act Requires any flags of the United States acquired for use by the federal government to be entirely manufactured in the United States from articles, materials, or supplies entirely grown, produced, or manufactured in the United S...
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2015-02-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB861IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Provides FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides appropriations for Departmental Management and Operations for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Ma...
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2015-02-11
To House Budget Committee
USHB842IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Commissioner of Social Security, for purposes of determining cognitive, behavioral, and physical disability under titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) and XVI (Supplemental Sec...
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2015-02-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB775IntroMedicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the caps on Medicare outpatient rehabilitation physical therapy services and speech-language pathology services.
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB662IntroTraditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fe...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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