H.R.6126: Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008

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Bill Summary

Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008 - Provides that a pre-dispute arbitration agreement between a long-term care facility and a resident (or anyone acting on the resident's behalf) shall not be valid or specifically enforceable.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 5 - 4 .
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 10.
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 110-894.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 577.
May 22, 2008

Introduced in the House by Linda T. Sánchez (D-Calif.)

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