US Congress Representative John Rutherford [R]

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USHB3010IntroHonoring All Veterans Act This bill adds the following as a mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs: "To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those 'who shall have borne the battle' and for their families, caregivers, and ...
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7868IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers through the implementation of infant-toddler court teams within States, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB886EnrollVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-07-28
Presented to President.
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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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 This bill indefinitely extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients for individuals who do not have other coverage. Unde...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Springfield Race Riot o...
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
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.
USHB3165IntroMental Health Parity Compliance Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB884IntroMedicare Mental Health Access Act This bill expands the definition of "physician," for purposes of the Medicare program, to include a clinical psychologist with respect to the furnishing of qualified psychologist services.
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1007IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and opposing efforts to defund the police.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary 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)
USHB7032IntroSkills Renewal Act This bill allows eligible individuals a refundable tax credit, up to $4,000 in a taxable year, for expenses paid for qualified training services. The bill defines qualified training service as a course or program of study that is l...
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2020-05-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6863IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6829IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6813IntroPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6742IntroProtecting Life in Crisis Act
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR959IntroRecognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States. This resolution thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teachi...
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2020-05-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6728IntroTo amend the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act to raise the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation. This bill raises the borrowing limit of the Commodity Credit Corporation from $30 billion to $68 billion.
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture 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
USHB6733IntroFederal Frontline Worker Leave Protection Act This bill restores annual leave that is lost by federal employees who respond to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The bill applies retroactively.
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2020-05-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6412IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to extend certain morale, welfare, and recreation privileges to recipients of the gold star lapel button.
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2020-03-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6207IntroCoronavirus Worker Relief Act This bill provides for unemployment benefits to workers affected by the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19). If the President issues an emergency declaration or major disaster declaration due to the corona...
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2020-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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.
USHR189IntroRecognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development's commitment to global nutrition through its mu...
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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4949IntroVA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish qualifications and related performance metrics for each human resources position within the Veterans Health Administration. Additi...
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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5909IntroCrisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants for state and local correctional facilities to provide clinical services for people with serious mental illness who need post-releas...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB504PassDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and update at least once every five years a strategy for DHS engagement with fusion centers. The term "fusion center" means a collaborativ...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-116. (TXT | PDF)
USHB497IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2020-02-28
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHCR94IntroAuthorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to present the statue of Mary McLeod Bethune from the people of Florida for placement in National Statuary Hall. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of the rotunda of the Capi...
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2020-02-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB6008IntroTBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Law Enforcement Training Act
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary 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
USHR832IntroRaising a question of the privileges of the House. This resolution disapproves of certain behavior of Speaker Pelosi during the joint session of Congress held on February 4, 2020.
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2020-02-06
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 193 (Roll no. 38). (text: CR H868)
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.
USHB2153EngrossKeeping Girls in School Act This bill authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into acquisition, assistance, or financing agreements to address societal, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4331EngrossTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019 This bill modifies and reauthorizes various programs and provisions related to Tibet and China. The President shall provide funds to nongovernmental organizations for projects supporting Tibetan communities in T...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5417IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR792IntroSupporting the contributions of Catholic schools. This resolution supports (1) the goals of National Catholic Schools Week, cosponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and established to re...
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2020-01-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H646)
USHB4679IntroClimate-Ready Fisheries Act of 2019 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to examine efforts by the Regional Fishery Management Councils, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, and the National Marine Fisheries Service to p...
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
USHB5403IntroCourthouse Dogs Act This bill authorizes federal courts to allow a certified facility dog to accompany a witness testifying in a criminal proceeding.
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB5507IntroForeign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5628IntroClean Water Allotment Modernization Act
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2020-01-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB3851IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-01-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
USHB5582IntroParental Accessibility Rights for Emergency and Negligent Treatment Act This bill expands the scope of advance directive policies and related disclosures for providers under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, p...
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2020-01-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2969IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida, as the "Althea Margaret Daily Mills Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2019-12-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5062IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9930 Conroy Windermere Road in Windermere, Florida, as the "Officer Robert German Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9...
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2019-12-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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