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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5796, the Patents for Humanity 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. 5796, the Patents for Humanity Act of 2021: "H.R. 5796, the 'Patents for Humanity Act of 2021,' is bipartisan legislation to codify an awards program started by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a pilot program in 2012, and later... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances Five Bipartisan 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 five bipartisan bills to the full House of Representatives: "I am very proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee during today's markup. The bills advanced will help families of murder victims seek justice for their loved ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "The Administrative Procedure Act at 75: Ensuring the Rulemaking Process is Transparent, Accountable, and Effective"

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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 "The Administrative Procedure Act at 75: Ensuring the Rulemaking Process is Transparent, Accountable, and Effective:" "Mr. Chairman, since its enactment 75 years ago, the Administ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5720, the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act of 2021

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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. 5720, the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act of 2021: "H.R. 5720, the 'Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act of 2021,' embodies an important bipartisan effort to address an alarming lack of transparency in the personal financi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Celebrates House Passage of the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led the House of Representatives in passing H.R. 5720, the Courthouse Ethics and Transparency Act of 2021, legislation introduced by Representative Deborah Ross (D-NC) that addresses an alarming lack of transparency in the personal financial holdings of federal judges, and the conflicts—or appearance of conflicts—th... Read more »

Nadler Joins Tlaib, Dingell, Lofgren, to Introduce Bill Granting Temporary Protected Status to Lebanese Nationals Amid Country’s Ongoing Crisis

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Washington D.C.— Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) joined Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), to introduce the Lebanon TPS Act of 2021, a much-needed piece of legislation that would grant Lebanese nationals residing in the United States Temporary Protected Status (T... Read more »

Nadler Announces Transition of Top Judiciary Committee Staff

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Washington, D.C. - After more than 30 years of distinguished service to the House Judiciary Committee, Perry Apelbaum will join the Department of Justice as a senior counsel in the Antitrust Division. Amy Rutkin will continue to lead the Committee as Chief of Staff/Staff Director. She has appointed Aaron Hiller to serve as the new Chief Counsel/Deputy Staff Director and elevated John Doty to Senio... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Celebrates Judiciary Committee Provisions in the Build Back Better Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, transformative legislation that invests in our people and in our communities, by a vote of 220-213. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Committee’s provisions in the Build Back Better Act: “I am extremely proud that the Build Back Better Act... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment 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. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act: "Yesterday, this Committee heard powerful testimony from four survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment about their harrowing experiences and the ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 612, the Downwinders Parity 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. 612. the Downwinders Parity Act of 2021: "Introduced by our Judiciary Committee colleague, Representative Greg Stanton, H.R. 612, the 'Downwinders Parity Act of 2021,' would update the geographical reach of the Radiation Exposure Compe... Read more »