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H.R. 1423: FAIR Act

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

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Sponsor and status

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Feb 28, 2019

Introduced on Feb 28, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Congressman Hank Johnson's May 23 E-Newsletter
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Sponsor) on May 23, 2019

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of Our Legal System
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on May 16, 2019

Reps. Nadler, Johnson, Cicilline, Scott & Sen. Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Keep Courthouse Doors Open for Consumers, Workers
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2019

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Feb 28, 2019

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