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S.J.Res. 47 (115th): A joint resolution 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”.

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Michael “Mike” Crapo

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jul 20, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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32 Cosponsors (32 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Wicker Commends Trump for Repeal of Arbitration Rule
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 2, 2017

Sens. Franken, Cortez Masto Lead Coalition of Senators Pushing Equifax to End Use of Consumer-Harming Forced Arbitration Clauses
    — Sen. Alan “Al” Franken [D-MN, 2009-2017] on Sep 11, 2017

Durbin, Franken, Cortez Masto To Equifax: End Use Of Consumer-Harming Forced Arbitration Clauses
    — Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] on Sep 12, 2017

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Jul 20, 2017

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

S.J.Res. 47 (115th) was 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 47. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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