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 of ... Continue reading »
Apr 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 8, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 1927 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). 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. June 26, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1927>
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