H.R. 1237 (111th): Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009


Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, 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: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

2/26/2009--Introduced.Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009 - 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.


Feb 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1237”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (29D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6126 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

H.R. 6351 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

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