H.R.5502: To require online marketplaces to verify certain information regarding high-volume third party sellers of consumer products on such online marketplaces and to disclose to consumers certain contact and other information regarding such high-volume third par

About This Bill

  • Introduced Oct. 5, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 17, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

69 (36 Democrats, 33 Republicans)

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers Act or the INFORM Consumers Act This bill requires online marketplaces (e.g., Amazon) to collect and verify certain contact and financial information from third-party sellers whose transactions and related revenues exceed specified thresholds. Subject to certain exceptions, online marketplaces must clearly and conspicuously disclose the contact information of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.5502.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 17, 2022
Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended. (consideration: CR H8566-8574; text: CR H8567-8568)
Nov. 17, 2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1464, proceedings on H.R. 5502 are considered vacated.
Nov. 17, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Nov. 14, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Nov. 14, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8477-8480; text: CR H8477-8478)
Nov. 14, 2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Nov. 14, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5502.
Nov. 14, 2022
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Nov. 14, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 399.
Nov. 14, 2022
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 117-555.
Nov. 17, 2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Nov. 17, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Nov. 16, 2021
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Discharged.
Oct. 6, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
Oct. 5, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Oct. 5, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)

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