S. 2044 (114th): Consumer Review Freedom Act of 2015

A bill 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 14, 2015 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 5111: Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

John Thune

Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2015
Length: 11 pages

History

Sep 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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Nov 18, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Dec 8, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 14, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 2044 (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.

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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