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September 4th: House Judiciary to Markup Gun Violence Prevention Bills

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New York, N.Y. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that he is calling the House Judiciary Committee back into session during the Congressional District work period to address the issue of gun violence prevention. On September 4, 2019 at 10:00 am, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up a series of bills to help respond to the growing problem of gun violen... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

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New York, N.Y. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the devastating mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio: "I am deeply saddened by the most recent mass shootings – coming less than 24 hours apart – and I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families in El Paso and Dayton. I would also like to thank the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act: I am pleased that today we are considering H.R. 1112, the “Enhanced Background Checks Act.” Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 8, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act,” an important bill to expand our national fi... Read more »

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Lauds Historic House Passage of Charleston Loophole Bill & Bipartisan Background Checks Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019. Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “After years of inaction and delay, the new House Democratic majority has acted quickly to introduce legislation, hold both ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019: I am pleased that today we are considering H.R. 8, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.” We have promised the American people that Congress would take steps to reduce gun violence, and this bill... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler Lauds Historic House Passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019: “When Democrats gained control of the House we promised the American people that Congress would take steps to reduce gun violence. Today we were able to make good on that promise by passing H.R. 8, legislation to r... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019: “Today, the Judiciary Committee considers H.R. 8, the ‘Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.’ This is long-overdue legislation that will help address our national crisis of gun violence. “As I noted ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act: “H.R. 1112, the ‘Enhanced Background Checks Act,’ addresses a dangerous shortcoming in the current firearms background check law. This loophole enables, in certain cases, firearms to be transferred by licensed ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Bipartisan Background Checks Act & Charleston Loophole Bill

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 23-15 and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 by a vote of 21-14. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the markup: “I am pleased that both H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112 passed out of the Committee today, making them one step clos... Read more »

Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center

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Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center Rep. Nadler, along with Reps. Velazquez and Maloney, calling on the Bureau of Prisons to protect inmates at the Brooklyn MDC. Last week, I was mortified to read the New York Times story about the inhumane conditions inmates faced at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Inmates at the facility reported no ... Read more »

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