H.R. 5111: Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 28, 2016

Status:

Passed House on Sep 12, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Leonard Lance

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the use of certain clauses in form contracts that restrict the ability of a consumer to communicate regarding the goods or services offered in interstate commerce that were the subject of the contract, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 28, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 8, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 12, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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