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Bipartisan Judiciary Committee Members Introduce Legislation to Clarify Retroactivity of Crack Cocaine Sentencing Reform

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime Chair Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee Members David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Burgess Owens (R-UT), and Thomas Massie (R-KY), introduced the bipartisan Terry Technical Correction Act, which clarifies that all offenders who were sentenced for a crack cocaine offense b... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2884, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation 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. 2884, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act: "H.R. 2884, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act,' is the final bipartisan measure we ar... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3617, the MORE 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. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2021: "I am proud to have introduced H.R. 3617, the 'Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act,' or the 'MORE Act,' joined by my colleagues Represe... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2116, the CROWN 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. 2116, the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021 or the CROWN Act: "H.R. 2116, the 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021,' or the 'CROWN Act,' explicitly prohibits discrimination ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Advances 12 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 12 pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "I am extremely proud of the legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee during this markup. The legislation we advanced will combat the sale of counterfeit products online, limit race... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5374, the SHOP SAFE 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. 5374, the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce (SHOP SAFE) Act: "H.R. 5374, the 'SHOP SAFE Act' is bipartisan legislation that will have a significant impact on the safety of consumers when they... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2883, the Stop Stalling Access to Affordable Medications 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. 2883, the Stop Stalling Access to Affordable Medications Act: "Today, one quarter of Americans report that it is difficult to afford their medicines. In fact, exorbitant medical bills are one of the major reasons Americans seek bankrup... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2891, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars 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. 2891, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act: "H.R. 2891, the 'Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act,' is a bipartisan bill that I introduced along with Representative Ken Buck to prohibit a... Read more »

Nadler & Johnson Statement on Reports Federal Judges Broke the Law by Hearing Cases Where They Had a Financial Interest

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following joint statement on the Wall Street Journal's report that over 100 federal judges failed to recuse themselves from lawsuits involving companies in which they or their family held a financial interest:... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2873, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition 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. 2873, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021: "H.R. 2873, the 'Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021' is bipartisan legislation introduced by Antitr... Read more »