US Congress Representative C.A. Ruppersberger [D]

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USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5166EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB6187IntroVET MD Act Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow's Medical Doctors Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program at at least five VA medical centers to provide undergraduate students a clinic...
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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 an...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB4712EngrossStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act (Sec. 2) 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 pe...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB670EngrossSpecial Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill 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 requ...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5999IntroGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2016-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHB3299IntroStrengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the program to enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies to use at least 97% of its funding for award...
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2016-09-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 571.
USHR739IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5683IntroLift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act This bill authorizes the military department concerned to reimburse a member of the Armed Forces who is reassigned for a permanent change of station or assignment from one state to another for qual...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5734IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may...
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2016-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
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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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR813IntroAmending the rules of the House of Representatives to exclude provisions relating to existing or proposed water resources development projects of the Corps of Engineers from the definition of congressional earmark, and for other purposes. Amends the ...
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2016-07-07
To House Rules Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII. This bill directs the Speaker of...
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5593IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2016 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from a consumer report: (1) for one year, information related to a veteran's choice medical program (program) debt; and (2) information related to a full...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill 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 ch...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB2121EngrossSAFE Transitional Licensing Act of 2015 (Sec. 1) This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (Act) to state that, upon employment by a state-licensed mortgage company, an individual who is a registered loan originator shall be deemed...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5183IntroALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016 This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotroph...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4336PassWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act (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 ...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5067IntroEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5262IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Veterans Choice Program permanent. Program eligibility is expanded to include veterans with a 50% service-connected disability....
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2016-05-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2722PassBreast 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 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHR703IntroExpressing support for designation of November 2016, as "National Bladder Health Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Bladder Health Month.
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2016-04-26
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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. Declares that, whenever a momen...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the program, wh...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4897IntroInformation Technology Modernization Act This bill establishes in the Treasury an Information Technology Modernization Fund for technology related activities, to improve information technology, and to enhance cybersecurity across the federal governme...
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2016-04-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3514IntroWAGE Act Workplace Action for a Growing Economy Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, without any r...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3886IntroEarly Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to revise several provisions related to the child and adult care food program. Under current law: (1) an institution that provides child or da...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHR638IntroRecognizing the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks in honor of Women's History Month. Celebrates, 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 discove...
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4812IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement with the Harriet Tubman Statue Commission of the State of Maryland for the acceptance of a statue of Harriet Tubman for display in a suitable location in the United States Capito...
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2016-03-17
To House Administration 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
USHB4632IntroCT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) provide Medicare coverage for screening computed tomography colonography (CTC) as a colorectal cancer screening tes...
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2016-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4626IntroBRACE Act Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax credit for railroad track maintenance.
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2016-02-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4585IntroFAIR Act Federal Adjustment of Income Rates 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 Administration) and ...
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2016-02-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4592IntroNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2016-02-23
To House Financial Services 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 impro...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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