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.
Apr 28, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 2016.
Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2016
Length: 5 pages
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 2044: Consumer Review Freedom Act of 2015
Passed Senate on Dec 14, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 2599: Truth in Hotel Advertising Act of 2016
Referred to Committee on Feb 25, 2016. 68% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 3402: Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016
Referred to Committee on Sep 27, 2016. 46% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 668: Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act of 2015
Referred to Committee on Mar 4, 2015. 25% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 4516: Data Broker Accountability and Transparency Act of 2016
Referred to Committee on Feb 10, 2016. 22% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 4460: Youth Sports Concussion Act
Referred to Committee on Feb 4, 2016. 52% incorporated. (compare text)
Identical Bill — Passed Senate
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.R. 5111 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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