H.R. 6126 (110th): Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008


May 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Linda Sánchez

Representative for California's 39th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/2008--Introduced.Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008 - Provides that a pre-dispute arbitration agreement between a long-term care facility and a resident (or anyone acting on the resident's behalf) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 22, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6126”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (22D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1237 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

S. 2838 (Related)
Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2008

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