Judiciary

Congressman Gaetz has served on the House Judiciary Committee since the 115th Congress. His work defending President Trump on the House Judiciary Committee has earned him the title of "Absolute Warrior."

This standing committee was established in 1813 by the House of Representatives and has since expanded its role from strictly judicial legislative matters to "the administration of justice in federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies. courts, law enforcement agencies." 

(Source: judiciary.house.gov.)

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March 26, 2019 Video

Congressmna Gaetz appears on Cuomo Primetime to discuss the Manafaort sentencing and the Democrat's impeachment tactics.

September 7, 2017 Video

September 6, 2017

September 6, 2017 Page

Makes pretrial release programs more transparent with their data

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Wednesday, July 26, Congressman Matt Gaetz brought an amendment before the House Judiciary Committee, seeking answers to questions that have weighed heavily on the minds of American voters. In his amendment, which passed the House Judiciary Committee and has been reported favorably to the House, Rep. Gaetz requested documents and information from President Trump and Attorney General Sessions surrounding the firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, and Mr. Comey’s knowledge of, and connection to, the many worrisome scandals of the previous administration.

June 13, 2017 Page

To require the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress on the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, and for other purposes.

June 7, 2017 Page

115th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2666
To amend the PROTECT Act to make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 25, 2017
June 7, 2017 Page

Authorizes: (1) states or their political subdivisions to enact and enforce immigration criminal penalties as long as they do not exceed relevant federal criminal penalties; and (2) state or local law enforcement personnel to investigate, apprehend, arrest, or transfer to federal custody aliens for immigration enforcement purposes to the same extent as federal law enforcement personnel/ Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) with all information that DHS has regarding any alien: (1) against

June 7, 2017 Page

115th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 975
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 7, 2017
May 23, 2017 Page
115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1730
 
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the protection of community centers with religious affiliation, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 27, 2017
Mr. Kustoff of Tennessee (for himself, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Kennedy, and Mrs. McMorris Rodgers) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
A BILL