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House Judiciary Committee Republicans Vote Against Important Domestic Terrorism Legislation

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With a chance to confront rise in domestic terrorism, Republicans talk tough, act soft Washington, D.C. - Despite the danger posed by the recent rise in domestic terrorism--including the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol—every Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee present today voted against the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (HR 350), which would greatly enhance ...

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves NDO Fairness Act

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Bipartisan bill will restore protections to gag order process Washington, D.C. - The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would establish important guardrails for when the federal government seeks to access someone’s electronic communications without that person’s knowledge. Under current law, prosecutors can request a person’s electronic communications da...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938"

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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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Enhancing the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938:" “Today’s hearing on the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938—often referred to by its acronym, “FARA”—is an impor...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 3617, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement 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 his legislation the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act: “The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, or the “MORE Act,” is long overdue legislation that would reverse decades of failed federal ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Examining Civil Rights Litigation Reform, Part 1: Qualified Immunity"

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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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Examining Civil Rights Litigation Reform, Part 1: Qualified Immunity:" “More than a century and a half ago, Congress passed one of the earliest civil rights laws in our Nat...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division"

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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 full committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division:" “This hearing could not be more appropriately timed. Americans today live at a critical juncture in the history of cybersecurity. Our schools, our businesses,...

Chairman Nadler Celebrates Passage of Historic Antilynching Legislation

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Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler today issued the following statement after President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, explicitly designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law: “With the signing of this historic piece of legislation, President Biden today corrected one of the longest standing injustices in our country,” said Chairman Nadle...

Chairman Nadler and New York City Mayor Eric Adams Issue Joint Statement on COVID Funding Following NYC Delegation Meeting

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Dean of the NY Delegation and New York City Mayor Eric Adams issued the following statement after today's congressional delegation meeting: “Congress must urgently pass additional funding to address COVID-19 related challenges. Without it, the nation risks losing the ability to develop vaccines for new variants and the continued scaling of treatme...

Rep. Nadler Leads Letter to Governor Hochul, Speaker Heastie and Leader Stewart-Cousins in Support for Passage of Prohibition of Eviction Without Good Cause Bill

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New York City - Today, Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), led a group of New York Congressional Delegation Members in sending a letter to Governor Hochul, New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie in support of the “Prohibition of Eviction without Good Cause” bill, which is currently before ...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement on H.R. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2022

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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. 2116, the CROWN Act of 2022: "The 'Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act' or the 'CROWN Act,' is a critically important civil rights bill that would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of hair texture or hairstyle...

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