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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2116, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021 or the CROWN Act: "H.R. 2116, the 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021,' or the 'CROWN Act,' explicitly prohibits discrimination ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances 12 Bills to House Floor

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Committee voted to advance 12 pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "I am extremely proud of the legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee during this markup. The legislation we advanced will combat the sale of counterfeit products online, limit race... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5374, the SHOP SAFE Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5374, the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce (SHOP SAFE) Act: "H.R. 5374, the 'SHOP SAFE Act' is bipartisan legislation that will have a significant impact on the safety of consumers when they... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2883, the Stop Stalling Access to Affordable Medications Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2883, the Stop Stalling Access to Affordable Medications Act: "Today, one quarter of Americans report that it is difficult to afford their medicines. In fact, exorbitant medical bills are one of the major reasons Americans seek bankrup... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2891, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2891, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act: "H.R. 2891, the 'Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act,' is a bipartisan bill that I introduced along with Representative Ken Buck to prohibit a... Read more »

Nadler & Johnson Statement on Reports Federal Judges Broke the Law by Hearing Cases Where They Had a Financial Interest

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following joint statement on the Wall Street Journal's report that over 100 federal judges failed to recuse themselves from lawsuits involving companies in which they or their family held a financial interest:... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2873, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2873, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021: "H.R. 2873, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021' is bipartisan legislation introduced by Antitr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 4: 21st Century Antitrust Reforms and the American Worker"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 4: 21st Century Antitrust Reforms and the American Worker:" "Mr. Chairman, as well all know, America’s economy has become highly concentrated in recent... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act of 2021' or the 'EQUAL Act' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenses. This ... Read more »

Nadler, Jeffries & Jackson Lee Applaud House Passage of the EQUAL Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1693, the EQUAL Act, bipartisan legislation that eliminates the unjust sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenses, by a vote of 361-66. The legislation was favorably reported out of the House Judiciary Committee on July 21st and sent to the full House for consideration. "I am grateful that the House... Read more »