Apr 22, 2015
Passed House on Jan 8, 2016
This bill passed in the House on January 8, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages
21% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To amend title 28, United States Code, to improve fairness in class action litigation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The House is scheduled to take up the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (H.R. 1927), which aims to reform the current federal class action lawsuit framework by requiring uninjured parties to be part of separate class action suits than those parties experiencing more extensive injuries. According to data from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, enactment ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1927 — 114th Congress: Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1927
“H.R. 1927 — 114th Congress: Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1927>
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