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S. 512 - Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act

Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Elderly care, Disabilities, Hospice, Arbitration - Law. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act

S. 512 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Elderly care, Disabilities, Hospice, Arbitration
Summary
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code with respect to arbitration.
Other Titles
  • Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act
Sponsor
Mel Martinez
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Aging
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Contracts and agency
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
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Major Actions
Introduced3/03/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/03/2009
3/03/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

16 Organizations Supported and 17 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act

16 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Retired Americans
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Association for Justice
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Communications Workers of America
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Consumer Action
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Consumer Federation of America
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Consumers Union
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Association of Social Workers
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Employment Lawyers Association
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Senior Citizens Law Center
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Public Citizen
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Service Employees International Union
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
U.S. PIRG
(2009, March 5). Fair Arbitration Now Coalition Support. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .

17 organizations opposed this bill

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
(n.d.). AAHSA Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Bankers Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Financial Services Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Health Care Association
(2009, March 5). AHCA/NCAL Oppose Legislation Prohibiting Pre-Dispute Agreements in Long Term Care Settings . Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Insurance Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Seniors Housing Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
American Tort Reform Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Assisted Living Federation of America
(n.d.). ALFA Position Paper. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Business Roundtable
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Consumer Bankers Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Financial Services Roundtable
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Association of Home Builders
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Association of Manufacturers
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
National Retail Federation
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(2009, April 21). Multi-Industry Opposition. Retrieved June 1, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$246,090$110,100
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$423,650$482,833
John BarrassoRWY$55,107$109,549
Max BaucusDMT$716,354$1,051,588
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,030,215$487,601
Mark BegichDAK$605,263$86,287
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,372,982$597,183
Bob BennettRUT$137,000$463,925
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$497,469$115,063
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$78,150$75,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,236,828$406,685
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,543,386$392,702
Sam BrownbackRKS$21,440$14,000
Jim BunningRKY$31,900$119,891
Richard BurrRNC$496,479$768,166
Roland BurrisDIL$7,000$1,300
Robert ByrdDWV$306,115$115,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,461,819$354,609
Ben CardinDMD$1,138,203$549,318
Tom CarperDDE$318,751$558,375
Bob CaseyDPA$4,071,292$636,979
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$612,626$988,162
Tom CoburnROK$91,240$190,450
William Thad CochranRMS$223,114$125,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$407,730$627,953
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$612,381$512,843
Bob CorkerRTN$707,990$1,565,070
John CornynRTX$1,303,257$1,331,427
Mike CrapoRID$174,390$488,359
Jim DeMintRSC$332,363$523,062
Chris DoddDCT$778,826$1,030,175
Byron DorganDND$367,523$151,410
Dick DurbinDIL$2,149,032$601,571
John EnsignRNV$197,212$428,167
Mike EnziRWY$47,501$221,199
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,056,829$211,777
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$687,513$390,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,022,342$1,062,545
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,416,424$561,283
Chuck GrassleyRIA$239,973$481,800
Judd GreggRNH$8,750$17,950
Kay R. HaganDNC$767,578$338,690
Tom HarkinDIA$744,667$298,109
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,684$524,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$538,534$589,724
Jim InhofeROK$168,039$288,416
Dan InouyeDHI$377,060$217,290
Johnny IsaksonRGA$444,132$873,224
Mike JohannsRNE$154,699$333,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$356,624$668,571
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,005,875$267,400
John F. KerryDMA$618,741$238,514
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,391,823$448,474
Herb KohlDWI$500$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$721,043$1,283,195
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,444,988$558,021
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$874,802$464,200
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$638,265$83,400
Carl LevinDMI$832,473$235,143
Joe LiebermanICT$1,269,696$1,837,195
Blanche LincolnDAR$759,032$628,064
Dick LugarRIN$290,815$198,175
Mel MartinezRFL$327,397$252,600
John McCainRAZ$280,106$343,425
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,988,448$384,552
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$891,083$1,527,154
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,008,705$878,352
Jeff MerkleyDOR$662,151$195,300
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$360,674$180,273
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,497$121,470
Patty MurrayDWA$979,790$310,417
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$580,806$686,274
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,987,277$947,840
Mark L. PryorDAR$831,789$336,457
John "Jack" ReedDRI$461,627$519,021
Harry ReidDNV$3,657,825$1,256,840
Jim RischRID$65,800$121,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$190,053$552,739
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$767,048$331,300
Bernie SandersIVT$205,297$28,315
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,050,214$1,225,340
Jeff SessionsRAL$351,130$354,812
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$729,251$208,635
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$338,650$757,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$170,835$306,570
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,782,420$594,573
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,447,670$559,065
Jon TesterDMT$676,904$245,144
John ThuneRSD$245,028$693,155
Mark UdallDCO$1,400,089$416,936
Tom UdallDNM$997,328$233,223
David VitterRLA$457,918$570,775
George VoinovichROH$147,440$278,150
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,756,307$935,898
Jim WebbDVA$794,817$209,413
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,129,086$338,322
Roger F. WickerRMS$444,373$504,899
Ron WydenDOR$548,563$469,125

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$246,090$110,100
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$423,650$482,833
John BarrassoRWY$55,107$109,549
Max BaucusDMT$716,354$1,051,588
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,030,215$487,601
Mark BegichDAK$605,263$86,287
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,372,982$597,183
Bob BennettRUT$137,000$463,925
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$497,469$115,063
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$78,150$75,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,236,828$406,685
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,543,386$392,702
Sam BrownbackRKS$21,440$14,000
Jim BunningRKY$31,900$119,891
Richard BurrRNC$496,479$768,166
Roland BurrisDIL$7,000$1,300
Robert ByrdDWV$306,115$115,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,461,819$354,609
Ben CardinDMD$1,138,203$549,318
Tom CarperDDE$318,751$558,375
Bob CaseyDPA$4,071,292$636,979
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$612,626$988,162
Tom CoburnROK$91,240$190,450
William Thad CochranRMS$223,114$125,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$407,730$627,953
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$612,381$512,843
Bob CorkerRTN$707,990$1,565,070
John CornynRTX$1,303,257$1,331,427
Mike CrapoRID$174,390$488,359
Jim DeMintRSC$332,363$523,062
Chris DoddDCT$778,826$1,030,175
Byron DorganDND$367,523$151,410
Dick DurbinDIL$2,149,032$601,571
John EnsignRNV$197,212$428,167
Mike EnziRWY$47,501$221,199
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,056,829$211,777
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$687,513$390,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,022,342$1,062,545
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,416,424$561,283
Chuck GrassleyRIA$239,973$481,800
Judd GreggRNH$8,750$17,950
Kay R. HaganDNC$767,578$338,690
Tom HarkinDIA$744,667$298,109
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,684$524,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$538,534$589,724
Jim InhofeROK$168,039$288,416
Dan InouyeDHI$377,060$217,290
Johnny IsaksonRGA$444,132$873,224
Mike JohannsRNE$154,699$333,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$356,624$668,571
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,005,875$267,400
John F. KerryDMA$618,741$238,514
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,391,823$448,474
Herb KohlDWI$500$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$721,043$1,283,195
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,444,988$558,021
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$874,802$464,200
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$638,265$83,400
Carl LevinDMI$832,473$235,143
Joe LiebermanICT$1,269,696$1,837,195
Blanche LincolnDAR$759,032$628,064
Dick LugarRIN$290,815$198,175
Mel MartinezRFL$327,397$252,600
John McCainRAZ$280,106$343,425
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,988,448$384,552
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$891,083$1,527,154
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,008,705$878,352
Jeff MerkleyDOR$662,151$195,300
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$360,674$180,273
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,497$121,470
Patty MurrayDWA$979,790$310,417
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$580,806$686,274
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,987,277$947,840
Mark L. PryorDAR$831,789$336,457
John "Jack" ReedDRI$461,627$519,021
Harry ReidDNV$3,657,825$1,256,840
Jim RischRID$65,800$121,100
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$190,053$552,739
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$767,048$331,300
Bernie SandersIVT$205,297$28,315
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,050,214$1,225,340
Jeff SessionsRAL$351,130$354,812
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$729,251$208,635
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$338,650$757,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$170,835$306,570
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,782,420$594,573
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,447,670$559,065
Jon TesterDMT$676,904$245,144
John ThuneRSD$245,028$693,155
Mark UdallDCO$1,400,089$416,936
Tom UdallDNM$997,328$233,223
David VitterRLA$457,918$570,775
George VoinovichROH$147,440$278,150
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,756,307$935,898
Jim WebbDVA$794,817$209,413
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,129,086$338,322
Roger F. WickerRMS$444,373$504,899
Ron WydenDOR$548,563$469,125

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$64,537,184
Trial lawyers & law firms$8,082,043
Non-profit foundations$2,005,119
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,063,718
State & local govt employee unions$580,898
Welfare & Social Work$486,280
Commercial service unions$473,850
Communications & hi-tech unions$400,650
Elderly issues/Social Security$309,283
Legal Services$55,450
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Real estate$11,073,677
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$9,745,354
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,750,438
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$4,941,657
Credit agencies & finance companies$2,720,367
Nursing homes$2,403,837
Residential construction$2,247,748
Banks & lending institutions$1,442,107
Securities, commodities & investment$1,323,933
Home care services$1,127,045
Retail trade$878,177
Manufacturing$297,589
Chambers of commerce$222,314
Pro-business associations$85,613
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