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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$428,250$483,333
John BarrassoRWY$55,107$109,549
Max BaucusDMT$715,604$1,059,688
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,026,765$482,001
Mark BegichDAK$603,576$84,287
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,376,032$598,183
Bob BennettRUT$137,000$463,925
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$497,469$114,063
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$78,150$75,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,238,178$399,752
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,546,186$380,652
Sam BrownbackRKS$21,440$14,000
Jim BunningRKY$31,900$119,891
Richard BurrRNC$493,479$764,666
Roland BurrisDIL$7,000$1,300
Robert ByrdDWV$306,115$113,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,461,819$347,909
Ben CardinDMD$1,126,728$552,118
Tom CarperDDE$323,851$560,175
Bob CaseyDPA$4,076,792$640,229
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$595,876$976,162
Tom CoburnROK$91,240$189,450
William Thad CochranRMS$223,114$125,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$407,480$626,053
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$612,381$510,743
Bob CorkerRTN$711,090$1,565,820
John CornynRTX$1,288,657$1,340,627
Mike CrapoRID$174,390$490,359
Jim DeMintRSC$331,863$522,562
Chris DoddDCT$784,326$1,026,575
Byron DorganDND$367,523$148,410
Dick DurbinDIL$2,149,032$594,971
John EnsignRNV$197,712$426,167
Mike EnziRWY$47,501$221,199
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,058,529$206,877
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$688,513$390,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,030,542$1,043,412
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,417,674$557,533
Chuck GrassleyRIA$239,723$484,800
Judd GreggRNH$8,750$17,950
Kay R. HaganDNC$767,641$338,690
Tom HarkinDIA$746,217$284,009
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,684$527,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$539,534$594,124
Jim InhofeROK$168,039$296,616
Dan InouyeDHI$375,560$217,290
Johnny IsaksonRGA$424,232$873,224
Mike JohannsRNE$154,199$336,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$358,924$666,771
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,002,175$266,000
John F. KerryDMA$617,741$235,778
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,392,323$430,424
Herb KohlDWI$500$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$730,543$1,274,895
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,446,988$546,521
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$883,452$471,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$639,365$83,400
Carl LevinDMI$831,473$233,943
Joe LiebermanICT$1,270,446$1,815,695
Blanche LincolnDAR$761,182$612,298
Dick LugarRIN$291,315$198,175
Mel MartinezRFL$328,397$252,600
John McCainRAZ$280,106$345,725
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,992,773$381,752
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$888,783$1,529,254
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,015,805$883,452
Jeff MerkleyDOR$660,464$193,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$360,674$173,840
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,497$121,470
Patty MurrayDWA$979,790$307,584
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$580,606$691,774
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,984,927$936,140
Mark L. PryorDAR$826,539$332,457
John "Jack" ReedDRI$459,877$518,521
Harry ReidDNV$3,651,375$1,226,407
Jim RischRID$65,800$121,850
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$189,553$553,239
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$767,048$310,800
Bernie SandersIVT$205,297$28,315
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,072,214$1,230,640
Jeff SessionsRAL$351,130$361,112
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$727,564$207,335
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$339,750$748,600
Olympia J. SnoweRME$170,835$304,570
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,787,968$603,673
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,448,670$553,065
Jon TesterDMT$679,004$240,694
John ThuneRSD$247,028$692,705
Mark UdallDCO$1,399,177$410,836
Tom UdallDNM$995,994$231,223
David VitterRLA$455,518$580,575
George VoinovichROH$146,440$281,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,749,007$914,698
Jim WebbDVA$795,617$208,413
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,135,786$339,622
Roger F. WickerRMS$444,373$500,599
Ron WydenDOR$549,313$470,125

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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$428,250$483,333
John BarrassoRWY$55,107$109,549
Max BaucusDMT$715,604$1,059,688
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,026,765$482,001
Mark BegichDAK$603,576$84,287
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,376,032$598,183
Bob BennettRUT$137,000$463,925
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$497,469$114,063
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$78,150$75,600
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,238,178$399,752
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,546,186$380,652
Sam BrownbackRKS$21,440$14,000
Jim BunningRKY$31,900$119,891
Richard BurrRNC$493,479$764,666
Roland BurrisDIL$7,000$1,300
Robert ByrdDWV$306,115$113,550
Maria CantwellDWA$1,461,819$347,909
Ben CardinDMD$1,126,728$552,118
Tom CarperDDE$323,851$560,175
Bob CaseyDPA$4,076,792$640,229
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$595,876$976,162
Tom CoburnROK$91,240$189,450
William Thad CochranRMS$223,114$125,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$407,480$626,053
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$612,381$510,743
Bob CorkerRTN$711,090$1,565,820
John CornynRTX$1,288,657$1,340,627
Mike CrapoRID$174,390$490,359
Jim DeMintRSC$331,863$522,562
Chris DoddDCT$784,326$1,026,575
Byron DorganDND$367,523$148,410
Dick DurbinDIL$2,149,032$594,971
John EnsignRNV$197,712$426,167
Mike EnziRWY$47,501$221,199
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,058,529$206,877
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$688,513$390,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,030,542$1,043,412
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,417,674$557,533
Chuck GrassleyRIA$239,723$484,800
Judd GreggRNH$8,750$17,950
Kay R. HaganDNC$767,641$338,690
Tom HarkinDIA$746,217$284,009
Orrin G. HatchRUT$482,684$527,030
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$539,534$594,124
Jim InhofeROK$168,039$296,616
Dan InouyeDHI$375,560$217,290
Johnny IsaksonRGA$424,232$873,224
Mike JohannsRNE$154,199$336,150
Tim JohnsonDSD$358,924$666,771
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,002,175$266,000
John F. KerryDMA$617,741$235,778
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,392,323$430,424
Herb KohlDWI$500$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$730,543$1,274,895
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,446,988$546,521
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$883,452$471,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$639,365$83,400
Carl LevinDMI$831,473$233,943
Joe LiebermanICT$1,270,446$1,815,695
Blanche LincolnDAR$761,182$612,298
Dick LugarRIN$291,315$198,175
Mel MartinezRFL$328,397$252,600
John McCainRAZ$280,106$345,725
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,992,773$381,752
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$888,783$1,529,254
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,015,805$883,452
Jeff MerkleyDOR$660,464$193,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$360,674$173,840
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$176,497$121,470
Patty MurrayDWA$979,790$307,584
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$580,606$691,774
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,984,927$936,140
Mark L. PryorDAR$826,539$332,457
John "Jack" ReedDRI$459,877$518,521
Harry ReidDNV$3,651,375$1,226,407
Jim RischRID$65,800$121,850
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$189,553$553,239
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$767,048$310,800
Bernie SandersIVT$205,297$28,315
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,072,214$1,230,640
Jeff SessionsRAL$351,130$361,112
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$727,564$207,335
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$339,750$748,600
Olympia J. SnoweRME$170,835$304,570
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,787,968$603,673
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,448,670$553,065
Jon TesterDMT$679,004$240,694
John ThuneRSD$247,028$692,705
Mark UdallDCO$1,399,177$410,836
Tom UdallDNM$995,994$231,223
David VitterRLA$455,518$580,575
George VoinovichROH$146,440$281,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,749,007$914,698
Jim WebbDVA$795,617$208,413
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,135,786$339,622
Roger F. WickerRMS$444,373$500,599
Ron WydenDOR$549,313$470,125

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$64,124,653
Trial lawyers & law firms$8,461,752
Non-profit foundations$2,027,369
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,071,268
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$71,176
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Real estate$11,120,327
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$9,739,054
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,705,552
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$4,770,026
Credit agencies & finance companies$2,659,367
Nursing homes$2,443,687
Residential construction$2,252,198
Banks & lending institutions$1,445,407
Securities, commodities & investment$1,305,583
Home care services$1,142,645
Retail trade$852,377
Manufacturing$289,989
Chambers of commerce$222,314
Pro-business associations$85,613
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