Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) chairs a congressional hearing on the need for a war crimes court in Liberia (June 21, 2021).
Smith reintroduces bipartisan legislation named in honor of NJ football player Braeden Bradforth
July 31, 2021
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) this week reintroduced Braeden’s Commission: Protect our Athletes from Exertional Heat Stroke (H.R. 4855)—bipartisan legislation named in honor of Braeden Bradforth, the college football player from Smith’s congressional district who died suddenly from exertional heat stroke following a team practice at a Kansas college on August 1, 2018. “Braeden had the highest hopes of advancing his football career and playing in the NFL one day, but exertional heat stroke ended that ... More
Smith calls on U.S., international community to bolster efforts to combat human trafficking
July 30, 2021
Marking this year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA - P.L. 106-386), today called on the United States and nations around the world to bolster and expand their efforts to combat the worldwide scourge of human trafficking and protect those who are most vulnerable. “Today especially, we shine a light on these unspeakable crimes and the millions of victims who are still in urgent need of help... More
Trenton Monitor article'Efforts to amend House appropriations bills with pro-life riders fail'
July 30, 2021
By Julie Asher | Catholic News Service and Staff Reports As he offered three amendments to the State Department appropriations bill before the House ... More
Smith’s three bipartisan amendments pass House, advance to Senate
July 29, 2021
Three bipartisan amendments offered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) to enhance federal support for autism research and Lyme disease programs passed the Ho... More
Trenton Times article on Smith work to ease passport delays'Backlog spurs long wait to get your passport renewed. N.J. lawmakers demand action.'
July 28, 2021