H.R. 2127 (100th): Court-Annexed Arbitration Act of 1987


Apr 22, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Kastenmeier

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to encourage prompt, informal, and inexpensive resolution of civil cases in United States district courts by the use of arbitration, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/22/1987--Introduced.Court-Annexed Arbitration Act of 1987 - Amends the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to empower (on an experimental basis) specified U.S. district courts to authorize the use of arbitration.Permits such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 22, 1987

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2127”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4341 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 1986

H.R. 3152 (Related)
Court Reform and Access to Justice Act of 1987

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 1987

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