|FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019
Floor Schedule and Procedure:
Under a Rule (1 bill):
This bill prohibits the enforcement of mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration (“forced arbitration”) provisions in contracts involving consumer, employment, antitrust, and civil rights disputes.
Click here for a fact sheet from the House Judiciary Committee.
The Rule, which was adopted on Wednesday, provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:
Strikes from the bill a safe harbor for collectively bargained agreements.
Clarifies that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit the use of arbitration on a voluntary basis when consent is given after the dispute arises.
|QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.”