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Chairman Nadler Announces Legislation for Full Committee Markup

Legislation includes SHOP SAFE Act, MORE Act, CROWN Act, bipartisan package to lower prescription drug costs, and more

Washington, September 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that Judiciary Committee will hold a full Committee  markup on Wednesday, September 29th at 10:00 A.M

"Next week, the Judiciary Committee will hold a markup on a wide array of legislation that will combat the sale of counterfeit products online and limit race-based hair discrimination,” said Chairman Nadler. “The Committee will also consider a bipartisan package of bills that will help lower prescription drug costs by taking on certain anticompetitive practices employed by large pharmaceutical companies, legislation that will decriminalize marijuana federally and invest in communities that have been disproportionately harmed by the War on Drugs, and several private immigration bills. Many of these bills were reported out of the Committee and passed by the full House of Representatives last Congress, and I look forward to working with all my colleagues once again to get these bills through Congress and on to the President’s desk."

The Committee will consider the following bills:  

  • H.R. 3429, the “Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-commerce Act of 2021” or the “SHOP SAFE Act of 2021”;
  • H.R. 2883, the “Stop Stalling Access to Affordable Medications”;
  • H.R. 2891, the “Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act”;
  • H.R. 2873, the “Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2021”; 
  • H.R. 2884, the “Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act”;
  • H.R. 3617, the “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2021” or the “MORE Act of 2021”; 
  • H.R. 2116, the “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021” or the “CROWN Act of 2021”;
  • H.R. 187, “For the relief of Victoria Galindo Lopez.”;
  • H.R. 680, “For the relief of Arpita Kurdekar, Girish Kurdekar, and Vandana Kurdekar.”;
  • H.R. 681, “For the relief of Rebecca Trimble.”;
  • H.R. 739, “For the relief of Median El-Moustrah.”;
  • H.R. 785, “For the relief of Maria Isabel Bueso Barrera, Alberto Bueso Mendoza, and Karla Maria Barrera De Bueso.”

Additional details for the markup can be found below: 

WHEN:         September 29, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. ET

WHERE:      2141 Rayburn House Office Building

                       Washington, D.C. 

WATCH:      The markup will stream live here.


NOTE: The Committee on the Judiciary is following guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) and the House Sergeant at Arms. Current guidance from the OAP states that wearing of a well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask is required when an individual is in an interior space and other individuals are present in all House Office Buildings, the Hall of the House, and House Committee Meetings. The general public will not be allowed to attend in person, however, the markup will be streamed live.