New bill introduced in House titled “To require Federal agencies to address environmental justice, to require consideration of cumulative impacts in certain permitting decisions, and for other purposes.”

To require Federal agencies to address environmental justice, to require consideration of cumulative impacts in certain permitting decisions, and for other purposes.

Democratic Representative Raul Ruiz from the state of CA, along with twelve cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.4114 on Oct 24, 2017.

So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Raul Ruiz Information

Raul Ruiz was born on a Friday August 25, 1972 in Coachella. He was educated at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Roles in Congress

  • Raul Ruiz served as Representative for CA (district 36) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 92.57 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Energy and Commerce. During this period Raul Ruiz missed 0.86% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills , cosponsored 117 bills.
  • Raul Ruiz served as Representative for CA (district 36) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 92.52 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During this period Raul Ruiz missed 4.15% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills , cosponsored 195 bills.
  • Raul Ruiz served as Representative for CA (district 36) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 85 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Committee on Natural Resources. During this period Raul Ruiz missed 3.27% of the votes, sponsored 17 bills , cosponsored 302 bills.