US HB1423 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 221-1-1)
Status: Engrossed on September 24 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-09-24 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

FAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.

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Title

FAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

Sponsors

Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]
Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. Joe Cunningham [D-SC]
Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]
Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]
Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]
Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]
Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]
Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]
Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]
Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]
Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]
Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]
Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]
Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]
Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]
Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. James Clyburn [D-SC]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]
Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]
Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]
Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]
Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]

Roll Calls

2019-09-20 - House - On passage RC# 540 (Y: 225 N: 186 NV: 23 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-09-20 - House - On agreeing to the Jordan amendment (A001) H.Amdt.621 RC# 539 (Y: 161 N: 253 NV: 26 Abs: 0) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-09-24SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-09-20HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-09-20HouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 225 - 186 (Roll no. 540). (text: CR H7848-7849)
2019-09-20HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2019-09-20HouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1423.
2019-09-20HouseH.Amdt.621 On agreeing to the Jordan amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 161 - 253 (Roll no. 539).
2019-09-20HouseH.Amdt.622 On agreeing to the Fletcher amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.
2019-09-20HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 558, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fletcher amendment No. 2.
2019-09-20HouseH.Amdt.622 Amendment (A002) offered by Mrs. Fletcher. (consideration: CR H7850-7851; text: CR H7850)
2019-09-20HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jordan amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Jordan demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
2019-09-20HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 558, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jordan amendment No. 1.
2019-09-20HouseH.Amdt.621 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Jordan. (consideration: CR H7849-7850, H7851-7852; text: CR H7849)
2019-09-20HouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1423.
2019-09-20HouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Lauren Underwood to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
2019-09-20HouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 558 and Rule XVIII.
2019-09-20HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 1423 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of September 20, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of September 19, 2019, or September 20, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.
2019-09-20HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 558. (consideration: CR H7840-7853)
2019-09-18HouseRule H. Res. 558 passed House.
2019-09-17HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 558 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1423 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives the requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII for a two-thirds vote to consider a report from the Committee on Rules on the same day it is presented to the House with respect to any resolution reported through the legislative day of September 20, 2019, relating to a measure making or continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020. The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time on the legislative day of September 19, 2019, or September 20, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules.
2019-09-13HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 161.
2019-09-13HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-204.
2019-09-10HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
2019-09-10HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-09-10HouseSubcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Discharged.
2019-04-08HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
2019-02-28HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-02-28HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB610 (Related) 2019-02-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HR558 (Related) 2019-09-18 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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