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House Judiciary Passes MORE Act to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, by a vote of 24-10. The MORE Act is one of the most comprehensive marijuana reforms bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act aims to correct the historical injustices of failed drug policies that have disproportionately impacted communities of color and low-inc... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019: "H.R. 3884, the 'Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019,' or the 'MORE Act of 2019.' This bill would make three important changes to federal law. It would: (1) remo... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019: "H.R. 5133, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019,' is one of two bipartisan measures that we are considering tod... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3991, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 3991, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019: "H.R. 3991, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act of 2019,' is the second bipartisan measure we a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019: "With today’s markup, the House Judiciary Committee is taking an important step towards finally addressing an issue of critical national importance: the growing labor challenges on America’s farms. "So... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "The Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Appointments Clause: Implications of Recent Court Decisions"

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "The Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Appointments Clause: Implications of Recent Court Decisions": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important hearing today. I find it remarkable—after the years ... Read more »

Nadler and Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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Yesterday, the Trump Administration published two notices in the federal register which would implement the "Asylum Cooperative Agreement" or "Safe Third Country Agreement" signed with Guatemala in July. In response, Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, and Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, released the following statement: “It is cle... Read more »

Cicilline, Nadler Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

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Today, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced The Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133) to prohibit pharmaceutical companies from engaging in anticompetitive “product hopping.” The bill is scheduled to be marked up in the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Markup of the MORE Act

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today announced the Committee will hold a markup on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act), comprehensive legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, reassess marijuana convictions, and invest in local communities. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introdu... Read more »