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Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of Two Historic Immigration Bills

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021, which provides a path to citizenship for Dreamers as well as TPS and DED recipients, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, which would permit farm workers—and their spouses and children—to earn legal status through continued agricultural work, and streamline and ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.J.Res. 17, Removing the Deadline for the Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.J.Res. 17, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA): "H.J. Res. 17 is long overdue legislation to ensure that the Equal Rights Amendment can finally become the 28th Amendment... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021: "The Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law in 1994 to help ensure that women in America are free from violence and free from fear. At the time that VAWA... Read more »

Chairman Nadler, Subcommittee Chairwoman Jackson Lee & Rep. Fitzpatrick Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed H.R. 1620, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 by a bipartisan vote of 244-172. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) int... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Extend CARES Act Bankruptcy Relief Provisions

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1651, the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021, legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that extends the temporary bankruptcy relief provisions granted by the CARES Act for an additional year. The bill passed by a bipartisan vote of 399-14. Chairman Nadler issued the following ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler & Subcommittee Chairman Cohen Release Statement on Georgia Shooting

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee Chairman on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following joint statement on the shooting of eight people in Georgia yesterday: “The horrific violence overnight in Georgia is another reminder of why we need urgently to address the fear gripping the Asi... Read more »

House Passes VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that supports vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. The bill passed by a vote of 384-38. Chairman Nadl... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021: "The 'VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act' would support vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. "G... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1651, the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of H.R. 1651, the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021: "H.R. 1651, the 'COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act of 2021,' is bipartisan legislation to temporarily extend until March 27, 2022 the COVID-19 bankruptcy relief provisions enacte... Read more »

What They Are Saying About the Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Tomorrow, March 17, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider H.R.1620, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security along with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Brian Fitzp... Read more »