H.R.3010 - Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007

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

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  • Official: To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. as introduced.
  • Short: Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 as introduced.

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07/12/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Henry Johnson

D-GA

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Official Summary

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of: (1) an employment, consumer, or franchise dispute, or (2) a dispute arising under any statute intended to protect civil rights or to regulate con

Official Summary

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of:
(1) an employment, consumer, or franchise dispute, or
(2) a dispute arising under any statute intended to protect civil rights or to regulate contracts or transactions between parties of unequal bargaining power. Declares, further, that the validity or enforceability of an agreement to arbitrate shall be determined by a court, under federal law, rather than an arbitrator, irrespective of whether the party resisting arbitration challenges the arbitration agreement specifically or in conjunction with other terms of the contract containing such agreement. Exempts arbitration provisions in collective bargaining agreements from this Act.

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