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Union Calendar No. 249

114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1927

[Report No. 114–328]


To amend title 28, United States Code, to improve fairness in class action litigation.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 22, 2015

Mr. Goodlatte (for himself and Mr. Franks of Arizona) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

November 5, 2015

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic]

[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on April 22, 2015]


A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to improve fairness in class action litigation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Class member injury required.

(a) In general.—No Federal court shall certify any proposed class seeking monetary relief for personal injury or economic loss unless the party seeking to maintain such a class action affirmatively demonstrates that each proposed class member suffered the same type and scope of injury as the named class representative or representatives.

(b) Certification order.—An order issued under Rule 23(c)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that certifies a class seeking monetary relief for personal injury or economic loss shall include a determination, based on a rigorous analysis of the evidence presented, that the requirement in subsection (a) of this section is satisfied.


Union Calendar No. 249

114th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 1927
[Report No. 114–328]

A BILL
To amend title 28, United States Code, to improve fairness in class action litigation.

November 5, 2015
Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed
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