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Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 777, the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019: 

“I rise in strong support of H.R. 777, the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019.  The Debbie Smith Act, named for a courageous woman who has fought for the rights of survivors of sexual assault, is critical to helping states process DNA evidence and reduce the nation’s large backlog of untested DNA samples.  

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act passed by a vote of 23-16; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R. 3076, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, passed by a vote of 22-16; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act passed by a vote of 23-15.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: 

Aug 16, 2019 Press Release

New York, N.Y.– Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that he is calling the House Judiciary Committee back into session during the Congressional District work period to address the issue of gun violence prevention. On September 4, 2019 at 10:00 am, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up a series of bills to help respond to the growing problem of gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R.

Aug 12, 2019 Press Release

"As the Attorney General stated, 'Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered.' We agree, and therefore ask that you provide responses to the following questions concerning this incident."

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1585, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), by a vote of 22 to 11. The legislation now heads to the House floor for a full vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019: