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Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 23-15 and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 21-14.

Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the markup:

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act:

“H.R. 1112, the ‘Enhanced Background Checks Act,’ addresses a dangerous shortcoming in the current firearms background check law.  This loophole enables, in certain cases, firearms to be transferred by licensed gun dealers before the required background checks have been completed.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, at a press conference in support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that the House Judiciary Committee will markup the Bipartisan Background Checks Act on February 13, 2019.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congressman Pete King (NY-02), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18), Congresswomen Robin Kelly (IL-02), Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), Congresswoman Lucy McBath (GA-06), and Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) announced the introduction of H.R.

Dec 14, 2018 Press Release

 Washington, D.C. — Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Ranking Member of the Committee on the Judiciary, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released a joint statement calling for the Department of Justice Inspector General to investigate Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s handling of a child sex abuse case during his time as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida:

Nov 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray, notifying them of his expectation that they will address unanswered request

Oct 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Cohen (D-TN) sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) calling for emergency hearings on hate crimes and domestic terrorism in the

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during a Judiciary Committee hearing on sports betting in America:

“I commend the Subcommittee’s Chairman, Jim Sensenbrenner, and Ranking Member, Sheila Jackson Lee, for holding this hearing today on a topic that is important for Congress to examine because of recent developments in the law. 

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways & Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), and Judiciary Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.R. 6, the bipartisan opioid legislation released last night: 

Sep 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, ahead of planned testimony in the Senate on Thursday, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats at a press event in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and her courageous decision to come forward to tell her story.