US Congress Representative C.A. Ruppersberger [D]

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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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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB2121EngrossSAFE 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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2016-05-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4336Pass(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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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158.
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
USHR739IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as the foundation of transatlantic security and defense, (2) NATO serves as a critical coalition...
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2016-05-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5262IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB5183IntroALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016
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2016-05-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 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 an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
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2016-04-25
To House Budget Committee
USHR694IntroDeclares that, whenever a moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence occurs on the floor of the House, the Speaker shall announce on the next legislative day the standing committee (or subcommittee) designated to hold a hearing on ...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules 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
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
USHB4632IntroCT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2016
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2016-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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.
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 Representatives Sam Johnson and 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
USHB4352IntroFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states and Indian tribes to waive tuition and fees at community colleges. To receive a grant, states and Indian tribes must agree to waive ...
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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
USHB3742IntroAccess to Marketplace Insurance Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require health insurers to accept, on behalf of individuals enrolled in qualified health plans, payments made by certain third parties, including s...
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2015-10-16
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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