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H.J.Res. 111: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.J.Res. 111 would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Bureau of Consumer Protection (CFPB) on July 10, 2017, regarding final arbitration pertaining to consumer finance contracts.

The Congressional Review Act, enacted in 1996, establishes special congressional procedures for disapproving a broad range of regulatory actions issued by federal agencies. If Congress passes a joint resolution disapproving the rule, and the resolution becomes law, the rule cannot take effect or continue in effect. The agency also may not reissue that rule or any substantially similar rule, except ...

Sponsor and status

Keith Rothfus

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017
Length: 1 pages
Introduced:

Jul 20, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 1, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 1, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-74

History

Jul 20, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Jul 25, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 24, 2017
 
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.

Nov 1, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 111 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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