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Nadler, Menendez, Schumer Praise House Passage of Legislation to Provide Justice for 9/11 Families

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Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today praised the House passage of the bicameral, bipartisan “Fairness for 9/11 Families Act,” which would provide a catch-up payment for thousands of 9/11 victims, spouses and dependents who were unfairly excluded from the U.S. Victims of State Sponsor... Read more »

Nadler Floor Statement for the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2022 (H.R. 3843): “Madam Speaker, H.R. 3843 is bicameral, bipartisan legislation that consists of three distinct titles—each of which would make modest, but important, improvements to modernize our antitru... Read more »

Nadler & Thompson Send Letter Requesting Information on Government Purchase of Americans’ Private Data

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) sent a letter to Attorney General Garland of the Department of Justice, Secretary Mayorkas of the Department of Homeland Security, Director Wray of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Commissioner Magnus of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Acting D... Read more »

Nadler Floor Statement for the Assault Weapons Ban Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022 (H.R. 1808): “Today, we take another step to advance historic gun violence prevention legislation. H.R. 1808, the “Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022,” restores and updates the prior assault weapons ban that kept we... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup of the Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022 (H.R. 7946): “The “Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022” would finally ensure that noncitizen active-duty military, veterans, and their families are treated with the dignity and respect befitting the sacrifice they ... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup of the American Families United Act of 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the American Families United Act of 2022 (H.R. 2920): "H.R. 2920, the “American Families United Act of 2022” is bipartisan legislation to fix barriers in our legal immigration system that separate U.S. citizens from their spouses and children. "Earlier this Cong... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Markup on Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021 (H.R. 1808): “Today, we take another step to advance historic gun violence prevention legislation. H.R. 1808, the ‘Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021,’ restores and updates the prior assault weapons ban that kept weapons of war out o... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances Assault Weapons Ban for First Times in Decades

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The House Judiciary Committee today advanced the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2021, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), that would ban the sale, import, manufacture or transfer of certain semi-automatic weapons. Today’s committee action marks the first markup of the assault weapons ban since 1994. The markup follows a recent string of mass shooting involving assault weapons—in... Read more »

Nadler Opening Statement for Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a markup of the Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act (H.R. 2814): "We are a country with a robust civil justice system, where people—no matter their age, wealth, or education—can bring a lawsuit against those who have caused them harm and hold them accoun... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for "Digital Dragnets: Examining the Government's Access to Your Personal Data"

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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 full committee hearing on "Digital Dragnets: Examining the Government's Access to Your Personal Data": "Data is often called the “oil of the 21st Century,” and the rush to participate in the market for data has made the tracking of our personal informa... Read more »