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S. 2506 - Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016

Law. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to restore statutory rights to the people of the United States from forced arbitration. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016

S. 2506 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to restore statutory rights to the people of the United States from forced arbitration. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to restore statutory rights to the people of the United States from forced arbitration.
Other Titles
  • Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016
  • Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Contracts and agency
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Major Actions
Introduced2/04/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/04/2016
2/04/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
2/04/2016Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

44 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016

44 organizations supported this bill

9to5
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
African American Ministers In Action
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Alliance for Justice
Alliance for Justice (2016, February 4). AFJ supports “Restoring Statutory Rights Act”. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from Alliance for Justice.
American Association for Justice
American Association for Justice (2016, February 4). AAJ STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF “RESTORING STATUTORY RIGHTS ACT”. Retrieved February 5, 2016, from American Association for Justice.
American Association of University Women
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
American Civil Liberties Union
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Americans for Financial Reform
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
California Reinvestment Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Center for Economic Justice
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Center for Justice & Democracy
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Consumer Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Consumer Federation of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Consumer Watchdog
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Consumers Union
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Earthjustice
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
empire justice center
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Equal Rights Advocates
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Family Forward Oregon
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
Institute for Science and Human Values
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (2016, February 4). Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds Bill to End Forced Arbitration on Civil Rights Protections. Retrieved February 5, 2016, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
National Center for Transgender Equality
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
National Partnership for Women & Families
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 16). Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act Womens Community Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 16). Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act Womens Community Letter. Retrieved August 12, 2016, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Public Citizen
Gilbert, Lisa & Gill, Sonia (2016, February 4). Restoring Statutory Rights Act Letter from Public Citizen. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from Public Citizen.
Public Justice Center
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
USAction
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Women Employed
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Women's Law Project
undersigned organizations (2016, March 1). Sign on letter supporting S 2506. Retrieved January 9, 2018, from National Employment Lawyers Association.
Woodstock Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, February 4). Letter supporting the Restoring Statutory Rights Act of 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016, from National Consumer Law Center.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$78,122$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,778,885$0
John BarrassoRWY$833$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,270,668$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$355,148$0
Roy BluntRMO$103,630$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$387,932$0
John BoozmanRAR$11,035$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,197$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,344,941$0
Richard BurrRNC$23,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$388,554$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$62,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$125,075$0
Tom CarperDDE$47,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$227,752$0
Bill CassidyRLA$49,349$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$-900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$64,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$263,521$0
Bob CorkerRTN$80,356$0
John CornynRTX$10,600$0
Tom CottonRAR$46,387$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$52,349$0
Steve DainesRMT$3,525$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$211,649$0
Dick DurbinDIL$411,549$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$277,443$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$636,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$24,364$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$935,875$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$181,113$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,983$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$537,690$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$416,066$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$625,461$0
John HoevenRND$2,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,340,635$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$113,285$0
Mark KirkRIL$13,620$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$372,415$0
James LankfordROK$15,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$153,308$0
Mike LeeRUT$8,253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$81,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$809,974$0
John McCainRAZ$8,425$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,788,379$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$57,350$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$216,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$328,179$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$8,750$0
Jerry MoranRKS$16,050$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,575$0
Chris MurphyDCT$539,177$0
Patty MurrayDWA$832,605$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$621,151$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,895$0
David PerdueRGA$7,900$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,123,576$0
Rob PortmanROH$49,170$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$141,001$0
Harry ReidDNV$134,253$0
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,039$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$36,285$0
Bernie SandersIVT$418,382$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$555,125$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$543,411$0
Tim ScottRSC$7,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,326,260$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$504,034$0
Dan SullivanRAK$8,445$0
Jon TesterDMT$875,265$0
John ThuneRSD$16,896$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,701$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$26,884$0
Tom UdallDNM$339,047$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$195,252$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,985,295$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$284,307$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$266,028$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$47,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$78,122$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,778,885$0
John BarrassoRWY$833$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,270,668$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$355,148$0
Roy BluntRMO$103,630$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$387,932$0
John BoozmanRAR$11,035$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,197$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,344,941$0
Richard BurrRNC$23,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$388,554$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$62,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$125,075$0
Tom CarperDDE$47,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$227,752$0
Bill CassidyRLA$49,349$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$-900$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$64,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$263,521$0
Bob CorkerRTN$80,356$0
John CornynRTX$10,600$0
Tom CottonRAR$46,387$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$52,349$0
Steve DainesRMT$3,525$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$211,649$0
Dick DurbinDIL$411,549$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$277,443$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$636,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$24,364$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$935,875$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$181,113$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$24,983$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$537,690$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$416,066$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$625,461$0
John HoevenRND$2,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$10,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,340,635$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$113,285$0
Mark KirkRIL$13,620$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$372,415$0
James LankfordROK$15,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$153,308$0
Mike LeeRUT$8,253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$81,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$809,974$0
John McCainRAZ$8,425$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,788,379$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$57,350$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$216,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$328,179$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$8,750$0
Jerry MoranRKS$16,050$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$28,575$0
Chris MurphyDCT$539,177$0
Patty MurrayDWA$832,605$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$621,151$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,895$0
David PerdueRGA$7,900$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,123,576$0
Rob PortmanROH$49,170$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$141,001$0
Harry ReidDNV$134,253$0
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,039$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$36,285$0
Bernie SandersIVT$418,382$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$555,125$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$543,411$0
Tim ScottRSC$7,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,326,260$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$504,034$0
Dan SullivanRAK$8,445$0
Jon TesterDMT$875,265$0
John ThuneRSD$16,896$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,701$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$26,884$0
Tom UdallDNM$339,047$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$195,252$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,985,295$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$284,307$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$266,028$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
Labor Unions$197,000
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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