H.R.2282 - Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Introduced 06/21/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/18/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.2282 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Preservation of Civil Rights Protections Act of 2001 - Amends the Federal Arbitration Act to modify the definition of "commerce" so as to exclude employment contracts from arbitration provisions (currently, employment contracts of seamen, railroad employees, or any other class of workers engaged in foreign or interstate commerce are excluded).
Introduced in House (06/21/2001)
Makes arbitration clauses in employment contracts unenforceable, with exceptions for: (1) consent by the involved parties after a claim arises; and (2) enforcement of rights or terms of collective bargaining agreements.
Provides that this Act shall apply to existing and future employment contracts.