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S. 1133 (114th): Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration.

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Sponsor and status

Alan “Al” Franken

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2015
Length: 8 pages
Apr 29, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


24 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Leahy Praises Administration's Rule, Issued Tonight, To End Forced Arbitration In Long-Term Care Facilities
    — Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 28, 2016

Blumenthal Welcomes CFPB Action On Forced Arbitration
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] (Co-sponsor) on May 5, 2016

Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Sen ate Judiciary Committee On the Need to Pass the Arbitration Fairness Act
    — Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2015

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Apr 29, 2015

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S. 1133 (114th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1133. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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