S. 537 - Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017

Law. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017

S. 537 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration.
Other Titles
  • Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017
  • Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
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Major Actions
Introduced3/07/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/07/2017
3/07/2017Introduced in Senate
3/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Average contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

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Consumer groups
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4 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017

4 organizations support this bill

Center for Responsible Lending
Stegman, Melissa (2017, March 7). Bicameral Group Of Lawmakers Introduce Bills To End Forced Arbitration. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from Center for Responsible Lending.
National Consumer Law Center
National Consumer Law Center (2017, March 7). Advocates Support Bills to Restore Americans’ Right to Day in Court. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from National Consumer Law Center.
National Consumers League
National Consumers League (2017, March 6). Statement of the National Consumers League supporting legislation to crack down on forced arbitration. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from National Consumers League.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2017, March 7). Public Citizen Commends Legislation to Curb the Use of Forced Arbitration ‘Rip-off Clauses’ and Ensure the Right to Fight Back Against Corporate Wrongdoing. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from Public Citizen.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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