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

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.

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Apr 28, 2016


Passed House on Sep 12, 2016

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


Leonard Lance

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 11 pages


6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Apr 28, 2016

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Jul 13, 2016
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Sep 12, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5111 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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