US HB963 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 202-1-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 21 2022 - 50% progression
Action: 2022-03-21 - 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]


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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FAIR Act of 2022 Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act of 2022 FAIR Act of 2022 Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act of 2022


Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]
Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]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. Charlie Crist [D-FL]
Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]
Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]
Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]
Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]
Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]
Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]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. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]
Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]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. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]
Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]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. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]
Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]
Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO]
Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]
Rep. Kathy Manning [D-NC]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]
Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]
Rep. Frank Mrvan [D-IN]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Teresa Fernandez [D-NM]
Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]

Roll Calls

2022-03-17 - House - On passage (Y: 222 N: 209 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2022-03-17 - House - On motion to recommit (Y: 208 N: 222 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]
2022-03-17 - House - On agreeing to the Fitzgerald amendment (A002) H.Amdt.184 (Y: 184 N: 246 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [FAIL]


2022-03-21SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
2022-03-17HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2022-03-17HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 222 - 209 (Roll no. 81).
2022-03-17HouseOn motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 208 - 222 (Roll no. 80).
2022-03-17HouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XIX.
2022-03-17HouseMr. Bentz moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H3812)
2022-03-17HouseH.Amdt.184 On agreeing to the Fitzgerald amendment (A002) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 - 246 (Roll no. 79).
2022-03-17HouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on agreeing to the Fitgerald amendment, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2022-03-17HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3811-3813)
2022-03-17HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, the House resumed proceedings on H.R. 963.
2022-03-17HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further proceedings on H.R. 963 were postponed.
2022-03-17HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Fitzgerald amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Fitzgerald demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
2022-03-17HouseH.Amdt.184 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
2022-03-17HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 979, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fitzgerald amendment No. 1.
2022-03-17HouseH.Amdt.184 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Fitzgerald. (consideration: CR H3797-3798, H3811-3812; text: CR H3797)
2022-03-17HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 963.
2022-03-17HouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116. The rule provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116.
2022-03-17HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 979. (consideration: CR H3788-3798)
2022-03-15HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 979 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116. The rule provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116.
2022-03-11HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 198.
2022-03-11HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-270.
2021-11-03HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 14.
2021-11-03HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2021-11-03HouseSubcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Discharged.
2021-04-23HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
2021-02-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-02-11HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB505 (Related) 2021-03-01 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
HR979 (Related) 2022-03-16 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


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