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Chairman Nadler Praises Unanimous House Passage of 5 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously passed 5 bills favorably reported by the Judiciary Committee: "The bipartisan legislation passed today brings us one step closer to creating a more just criminal justice system, combatting notario fraud committed against our immigrant comm... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Sends 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: "The vital legislation passed by the Judiciary Committee today will expand protections for servicemembers, veterans, and their families, as well as reform our nation’s bankruptcy laws ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Committee Passage of Bankruptcy Protection Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully passed H.R. 7370, the “Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020” and H.R. 2648, the “Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019,” legislation introduced by Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) that would expand bankruptcy protections for workers, retirees, and students. The bills now head to the House ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2648, the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2648, the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019: "H.R. 2648, the 'Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019,' addresses head-on the manifest unfairness that student loans—unlike every other unsecured debt, such as credit ca... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Advances Four Bipartisan Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in a virtual markup, the House Judiciary Committee advanced several bipartisan pieces of legislation, including: H.R 683, the Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act; HR. 6196, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020; H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act; and H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020. The bills now head to the House floor fo... Read more »

Chairmen Nadler, Serrano, Scott Release Groundbreaking GAO Report on 30th Anniversary of ADA that Finds Two-Thirds of U.S. Public Schools Have Barriers That May Limit Access for Students with Disabilities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, José E. Serrano (NY-15), chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor released a groundbreaking U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report e... Read more »

House and Senate Democrats Urge ICE and DHS to Immediately Withdraw New Guidance that Threatens International Students with Deportation

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), along with United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Pramila Jayapal (D-W... Read more »

Nadler, Scott Statement on Education Department's Final Title IX Rule

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement after the Department of Education finalized a rule to revise standards for schools’ responsibility under the Title IX to respond to campus sexual assault and harassment. “It is alarming that instead of focusing on he... Read more »

Ensuring the CARES Act Helps New Yorkers

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Dear Friends, Many of you have already seen my statement on the CARES Act, which the House passed last week to provide a third round of economic stimulus and emergency response to the coronavirus, but I wanted to provide you with a version that includes helpful links to information and resources concerning federal aid that you may be eligible for through this important legislation. As I said in my... Read more »

Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 on New York City

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Dear Friends, I know many of you are anxious and concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to take a moment to respond to many of the concerns I have heard from constituents who have reached out to my office and to share some additional guidance. I shared each of these concerns with Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell in a letter on March 18, which you can read here, t... Read more »

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