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Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy 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. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy Act: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. "Transparency and accountability are the bedrock of our democratic system. They are the essential guardrails that... Read more »

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen, Protect Our Democracy

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed the Protecting Our Democracy Act on a bipartisan basis – a comprehensive package of reforms that will strengthen America’s democratic institutions against future presidents who could seek to abuse the power of their office for corrupt purposes. The proposals – many of which have been supported by both Democrats and Republicans in the past – will restore t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights 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. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021: "H.R. 3359, the 'Homicide Victims’ Families’ Rights Act of 2021,' would give family members of murder victims the right, under federal law, to request a review of their loved on... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4977, the Better Cybercrime Metrics 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. 4977, the Better Cybercrime Metrics Act: "H.R. 4977 the 'Better Cybercrime Metrics Act,' is an important bipartisan measure to advance our understanding of cybercrime so that we may better prevent and combat its occurrence. "As our soc... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching 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. 55, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: "Following the brutal murder of Ahmaud Arbery, which has been cast as a 21st century example of modern lynching by civil rights advocates across the United States, the subsequent public outcry agai... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments 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. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021: "H.R. 5338, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021, continues this Committee’s important work to strengthen and update the Radiation Exposure Compens... Read more »

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 »