H.R.1237 - Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009

To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. as introduced.

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02/26/09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009 - 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.

Organizations Supporting H.R.1237

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Alliance for Retired Americans
  • Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  • Communications Workers of America
  • ...and 11 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.1237

  • American Bankers Association
  • American Financial Services Association
  • American Health Care Association
  • American Insurance Association
  • American Seniors Housing Association
  • American Tort Reform Association
  • ...and 13 more. See all.




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