H.R.3010 - Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Introduced 07/12/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/15/2008 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .|
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Summary: H.R.3010 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/12/2007)
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.