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Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 39th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 4 pages
To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration.
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 >
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Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6126 (110th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6351 (112th).
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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012
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