H.R. 1873 (112th): Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

5/12/2011--Introduced.Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, or civil rights dispute.Declares, further, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1873”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


81 cosponsors (81D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1020 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2009

H.R. 1844 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 2013

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