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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) 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. 1693, the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act: "H.R. 1693, the 'Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law Act' or the 'EQUAL Act,' would eliminate the unjust sentencing disparity between ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4035, the Real Justice for Our Veterans 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. 4035, the Real Justice for Our Veterans Act of 2021: "H.R. 4035, the 'Real Justice for Our Veterans Act of 2021,' is an important bill to buttress the veterans court system by ensuring that the most effective rehabilitative treatments ...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3372, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program 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. 3372, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021: "I am proud to support H.R. 3372, 'The One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2021.' "This bipartisan, bicameral legislation, which passed the Committee and the Hou...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4435, the Fight Notario Fraud 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. 4435, the Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2021: "The 'Fight Notario Fraud Act of 2021' would criminalize the practice by unlicensed, and often untrained, people who offer legal services in immigration matters to unsuspecting victims. "Last ...

House Judiciary Committee Announces Series of Hearings on Bankruptcy Reforms

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law announced it will hold a series of hearings to consider potential reforms to bankruptcy law. The first hearing, entitled "Oversight of the Bankruptcy Code, Part 1: Confronting Abuses of the Chapter 11 System," will take place on Wednesday, July 28th at 10 AM EDT. "The bankruptcy process is s...

House Judiciary Committee Advances 4 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 four pieces of legislation to the full House of Representatives: "I am very proud of the bipartisan legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee today. The bills passed will provide long overdue reforms to our criminal justice system, including end...

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud President Biden’s Intent to Nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice: “President Biden is ...

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act

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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. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act: "I rise in strong support of the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act. This legislation is essential to promoting the Federal Trade Commission’s mission to enforce antitrust law and protect consume...

Nadler & Jackson Lee Commend Senate Passage of VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate passed H.R. 1652, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021, bipartisan and bicameral legislation introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that supports vital victim service programs by preventing future cuts to already diminished federal victim service grants. The bill passed the House on March 17, 2021 by a vote ...

Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ Policy Restricting Use of Compulsory Process to Obtain Journalists' Records

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced new guidance restricting the federal government's ability to secretly obtain journalists' communications: "Given recent reports about the Department’s surveillance of journalists and Members of Congress, these are not the only policy changes I ...

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