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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 28, 2016

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Nov 28, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on November 28, 2016 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Leonard Lance

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2016
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

98% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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 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.

Nov 28, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Signed by the President

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

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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