Crime

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 835, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 835, the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019: “H.R. 835, the ‘Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019,’ would strengthen the integrity of international sports competitions by imposing criminal sanctions on certain persons involved in international doping frau... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Hearing on Protecting America from Assault Weapons

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a hearing on protecting America from assault weapons: “Assault weapons have been repeatedly used as weapons of deadly violence on our citizens. In just the last two years, Las Vegas; Parkland; Pittsburgh; Poway; Gilroy; Midland; and Odessa have all seen horrific shootings at the hands ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing on policing practices: “Today’s hearing furthers our Committee’s longstanding commitment to conducting meaningful oversight of state and federal law enforcement, as initiated by former Chairman Goodlatte and his establishment of the bipartisan Policing Strateg... Read more »

September 19th: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Policing

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On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on policing practices. The hearing will focus on the role of the federal government in addressing concerns about unconstitutional practices, enhancing accountability and in developing 21st century policing practices. Witnesses: Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner James Blake, Former Pro Tennis... Read more »

September 19th: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Policing

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On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on policing practices. The hearing will focus on the role of the federal government in addressing concerns about unconstitutional practices, enhancing accountability and in developing 21stcentury policing practices. Witnesses: James Blake, Former Pro Tennis Player, Author, and Analyst for T... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup oF H.R. 1236 the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019: “Last month, the country was rocked by news of mass shootings on two successive days, in El Paso, Texas—where 22 people were killed and 26 were wounded—and in Dayton, Ohio—where 9 people were killed and 27 others were ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act: “With the sharp increase in hate crimes in this country, it is sadly important that the Committee today adopt H.R. 2708, the ‘Disarm Hate Act.’ This bill, introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Rhode Island, Mr. Cicilline, would prohib... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act passed by a vote of 23-16; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R. 3076, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, passed by a vote of 22-16; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act passed by a vote of... Read more »