Reforming the Criminal Justice System

The House Judiciary Committee is taking a step-by-step approach to address a variety of criminal justice issues, including over-criminalization, sentencing reform, prison and reentry reform, protecting citizens through improved criminal procedures and policing strategies, and civil asset forfeiture reform.
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Conyers and Lofgren On the Syrian Refugee Crisis

“The Administration is right to take action to increase resettlement of the world’s most vulnerable refugees. We hope to work with the Administration to do more. There are currently 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in Syria, 7.6 million internally displaced persons, and 4 million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries."
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Immigration Reform

Everyone agrees that our immigration system is broken, and that it has been for decades. It does not work for American families or businesses. The need to bring millions of undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and onto a path to citizenship and to protect families from being torn apart is one of the most pressing civil rights issues we face today.
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Materials on the "Innovation Act" from the 113th and 114th Congresses

OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.
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Election Reform

The most recent election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system and alter the political landscape at the federal level. Voters were required to endure long lines and complained of election irregularities. We remain committed to reforming election laws for the sake of America's future.
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Materials Opposing the REINS Act from the 112th and 114th Congresses

Republicans have introduced versions of the REINS Act in four successive congresses beginning with H.R. 3765 in the 111th., H.R. 10 in the 112th., H.R. 367 in the 113th., and now H.R. 427 in the 114th.

Materials on the "Innovation Act" from the 113th and 114th Congresses

Official Title as Introduced: To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.

Immigration Reform

We all know the basic building blocks of any comprehensive immigration reform bill. They have not changed in years. The five key elements of any reform bill are:

Materials on H.R. 1832, the "Innovation Protection Act"

To provide for the permanent funding of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Election Reform

The 2012 election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system altering the political landscape at the federal level. Voters endured long lines and complained of election irregularities. We are committed to election law reform.

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Conyers Floor Statement on H.R. 7, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act"

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