H.J.Res. 111 - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Relating to "Arbitration Agreements".

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Summary:
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements". (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on October 24, 2017.

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voted YES: 50 voted NO: 50
0 voted present/not voting

Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Relating to "Arbitration Agreements".

H.J.Res. 111 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements". (by CRS)
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Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements".
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  • Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements".
Sponsor
Keith J. Rothfus
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Business records
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer credit
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Financial services and investments
  • Government information and archives
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Major Actions
Introduced7/20/2017
Passed House7/25/2017
Passed Senate10/24/2017
Signed by President11/01/2017
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage: H J RES 111 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”7/25/2017This bill PASSED the House
231 voted YES 190 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 11110/24/2017This bill PASSED the Senate
50 voted YES 50 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/20/2017
7/20/2017Introduced in House
7/20/2017Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
7/24/2017Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 468 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 111 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
7/25/2017Rule H. Res. 468 passed House.
7/25/2017Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 468.
7/25/2017Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 111 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
7/25/2017DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 111.
7/25/2017Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7/25/2017Received in the Senate, read twice.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/25/2017On Passage: H J RES 111 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”
10/24/2017Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
10/24/2017Measure laid before Senate by motion.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/24/2017On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 111
10/25/2017Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President10/25/2017Presented to President.
Signed11/01/2017Signed by President.
Enacted11/01/2017Became Public Law No: 115-74.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

16 Organizations Support and 16 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Relating to "Arbitration Agreements".: On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 111

16 organizations support this bill

American Bankers Association
Nichols, Rob (2017, October 24). ABA Applauds Senate Vote to Overturn Anti-Consumer Arbitration Rule. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from ABA.
American Financial Services Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
Americans for Tax Reform
Johnson, Adam (2017, July 24). ATR Supports H.J. Res. 111 to Repeal CFPB's Arbitration Rule. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from ATR.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Press, Daniel (2017, October 24). Senate Set to Vote to Block CFPB's Harmful Arbitration Rule. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from CEI.
Consumer Bankers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
Consumer Data Industry Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
Credit Union National Association
CUNA (2017, October 25). CUNA BACKS SENATE REPEAL OF CFPB ARBITRATION RULE. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from CUNA.
Financial Services Roundtable
Financial Services Roundtable (2017, July 25). FSR Applauds House for Protecting Consumers, Preserving Arbitration. Retrieved July 27, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
FreedomWorks
Brandon, Adam (2017, July 24). Key Vote YES on H.J.Res. 111 to Cancel CFPB’s Giveaway to Trial Lawyers. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
Heritage Action for America
Heritage Action (2017, July 25). “YES” ON THE CONGRESSIONAL DISAPPROVAL OF THE CFPB’S “ARBITRATION RULE” (H.J. RES. 111). Retrieved July 25, 2017, from Heritage Action for America.
Independent Community Bankers of America
ICBA (2017, October 25). ICBA Applauds Final Passage of Resolution Blocking CFPB Arbitration Ruling. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from ICBA.
Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
National Taxpayers Union
Aiello, Thomas (2017, July 25). NTU Urges Congress to Repeal Latest Anti-Consumer CFPB Rule. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from NTU.
Network Branded Prepaid Card Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, July 10). Trade Letter on Arbitration CRA. Retrieved August 28, 2017, from Financial Services Roundtable.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Howard, Jack (2017, October 24). U.S. Chamber Support for Senate Vote to Undo CFPB’s Arbitration Rule. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.

16 organizations oppose this bill

AFL-CIO
Samuel, William (2017, July 25). Letter to Congress Opposing a Resolution That Would Limit Consumers' Pursuit of Financial Justice. Retrieved July 25, 2017, from AFL-CIO.
American Association for Justice
AAJ (2017, July 25). HOUSE VOTES TO KILL RULE TO RESTORE CONSUMERS’ RIGHTS. Retrieved July 26, 2017, from AAJ.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
AFSCME (2017, July 28). House Approves Anti-Consumer Resolution. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from AFSCME.
Center for Responsible Lending
Stegman, Melissa (2017, October 24). Senate Rolls Back Arbitration Rule, Hands Victory to Financial Abusers. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from CRL.
Common Dreams
Queally, John (2017, October 25). VP Mike Pence Swings into Senate to Deliver 'Wet-Kiss-to-Wall-Street' Tie Breaker. Retrieved October 27, 2017, from Common Dreams.
Consumer Federation of America
CFA (2017, October 25). CFA Decries Senate Vote Taking Away Consumer Right to Join Together and Access Courts October 25, 2017 | Press Release. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from CFA.
Consumers Union
Consumers Union (2017, July 25). House passes resolution to repeal CFPB rule limiting forced arbitration. Retrieved July 28, 2017, from Consumers Union.
Empire Justice Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Forced Arbitration Letter. Retrieved November 2, 2017, from Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Shelton, Hilary O. (2017, October 28). U.S. SENATE VOTES TO KILL NAACP-SUPPORTED RULE ALLOWING CONSUMERS TO SUE BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL SERVICERS FOR MISCONDUCT WITH VP PENCE CASTING THE DECIDING VOTE. Retrieved October 31, 2017, from National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Hines, Christine (2017, July 25). NACA Urges House to Reject Proposal That Would Repeal CFPB Arbitration Rule. Retrieved July 26, 2017, from NACA.
National Consumer Law Center
National Consumer Law Center (2017, October 25). Senate Votes to Repeal Americans’ Day in Court; Gives Wall Street a Huge Win. Retrieved October 31, 2017, from National Consumer Law Center.
National Consumers League
NCL (2017, October 25). Senate votes to undermine Americans’ right to a day in court. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from NCL.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2017, October 25). Arbitration Rule Repeal Shows Corporate Lobbyists Pulling the Strings in Washington. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from Public Citizen.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Forced Arbitration Letter. Retrieved November 2, 2017, from Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.
U.S. PIRG
US PIRG (2017, October 25). SENATE IMMUNIZES WELLS FARGO, EQUIFAX AND OTHER FINANCIAL WRONGDOERS FROM CONSUMER LAWSUITS. Retrieved October 26, 2017, from US PIRG.
Western Center on Law and Poverty
Undersigned organizations (2017, October 24). Forced Arbitration Letter. Retrieved November 2, 2017, from Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$184,600$18,650Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$74,525$682,490No
John BarrassoRWY$113,066$1,833Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$408,731$793,383No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$113,450$283,284No
Roy BluntRMO$597,661$93,380Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$380,717$292,762No
John BoozmanRAR$266,082$1,250Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$311,030$813,891No
Richard BurrRNC$480,749$8,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$56,125$167,076No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$789,250$16,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$102,100$112,550No
Tom CarperDDE$336,754$35,000No
Bob CaseyDPA$202,830$210,461No
Bill CassidyRLA$562,398$4,149Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$169,725$12,600Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$214,200$6,500Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$241,955$238,028No
Bob CorkerRTN$663,508$75,256Yes
John CornynRTX$563,420$5,600Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$68,808$1,625,709No
Tom CottonRAR$1,805,657$22,667Yes
Mike CrapoRID$598,694$5,000Yes
Ted CruzRTX$2,345,992$34,350Yes
Steve DainesRMT$529,625$1,125Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$232,731$169,028No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$87,968$1,256,559No
Dick DurbinDIL$62,650$338,225No
Mike EnziRWY$63,900$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$285,036$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,750$49,644No
Deb FischerRNE$414,941$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,576,968$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$75,750$505,033No
Cory GardnerRCO$823,686$13,911Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$428,785$301,418No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$293,110$134,250No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$328,310$10,950Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$101,624$716,823No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$84,453$1,255,832No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$293,266$21,983Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$70,600$251,579No
Heidi HeitkampDND$186,175$235,487No
Dean HellerRNV$445,602$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$74,550$331,198No
John HoevenRND$104,330$2,500Yes
Jim InhofeROK$158,781$4,500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$400,105$8,700Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,110,724$5,050Yes
Tim KaineDVA$311,550$685,874No
John KennedyRLA$88,850$0No
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$57,200$62,915No
Amy KlobucharDMN$198,950$123,850No
James LankfordROK$434,212$16,900Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$46,940$123,415No
Mike LeeRUT$851,088$8,000Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$209,200$77,625No
Ed MarkeyDMA$153,676$394,962No
John McCainRAZ$350,170$40,613Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$245,590$560,164No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,342,595$55,150Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$256,950$230,750No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$76,795$169,989No
Jerry MoranRKS$285,174$17,900Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$125,300$5,500Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$212,399$396,704No
Patty MurrayDWA$170,834$309,518No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$230,300$529,894No
Rand PaulRKY$603,818$500Yes
David PerdueRGA$471,153$2,500Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$548,116$427,464No
Rob PortmanROH$1,043,080$17,040Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$134,450$123,626No
Jim RischRID$140,087$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$330,792$7,039Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$375,413$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,186,460$15,250Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$22,950$359,915No
Ben SasseRNE$888,801$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$188,649$267,486No
Chuck SchumerDNY$847,455$408,032No
Tim ScottRSC$830,106$6,500Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$108,350$321,783No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$700,321$7,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$271,567$138,276No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$796,348$3,600Yes
Jon TesterDMT$730,595$415,773No
John ThuneRSD$412,223$4,200Yes
Thom TillisRNC$552,159$500Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,355,855$46,371Yes
Tom UdallDNM$52,675$160,721No
Chris Van HollenDMD$242,761$377,936No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$709,470$137,014No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$169,559$2,161,945No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$84,309$156,747No
Roger F. WickerRMS$128,844$1,000Yes
Ron WydenDOR$263,034$130,950No
Todd YoungRIN$436,616$4,000Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$184,600$18,650Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$74,525$682,490No
John BarrassoRWY$113,066$1,833Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$408,731$793,383No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$113,450$283,284No
Roy BluntRMO$597,661$93,380Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$380,717$292,762No
John BoozmanRAR$266,082$1,250Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$311,030$813,891No
Richard BurrRNC$480,749$8,000Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$56,125$167,076No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$789,250$16,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$102,100$112,550No
Tom CarperDDE$336,754$35,000No
Bob CaseyDPA$202,830$210,461No
Bill CassidyRLA$562,398$4,149Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$169,725$12,600Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$214,200$6,500Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$241,955$238,028No
Bob CorkerRTN$663,508$75,256Yes
John CornynRTX$563,420$5,600Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$68,808$1,625,709No
Tom CottonRAR$1,805,657$22,667Yes
Mike CrapoRID$598,694$5,000Yes
Ted CruzRTX$2,345,992$34,350Yes
Steve DainesRMT$529,625$1,125Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$232,731$169,028No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$87,968$1,256,559No
Dick DurbinDIL$62,650$338,225No
Mike EnziRWY$63,900$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$285,036$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,750$49,644No
Deb FischerRNE$414,941$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,576,968$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$75,750$505,033No
Cory GardnerRCO$823,686$13,911Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$428,785$301,418No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$293,110$134,250No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$328,310$10,950Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$101,624$716,823No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$84,453$1,255,832No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$293,266$21,983Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$70,600$251,579No
Heidi HeitkampDND$186,175$235,487No
Dean HellerRNV$445,602$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$74,550$331,198No
John HoevenRND$104,330$2,500Yes
Jim InhofeROK$158,781$4,500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$400,105$8,700Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,110,724$5,050Yes
Tim KaineDVA$311,550$685,874No
John KennedyRLA$88,850$0No
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$57,200$62,915No
Amy KlobucharDMN$198,950$123,850No
James LankfordROK$434,212$16,900Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$46,940$123,415No
Mike LeeRUT$851,088$8,000Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$209,200$77,625No
Ed MarkeyDMA$153,676$394,962No
John McCainRAZ$350,170$40,613Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$245,590$560,164No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,342,595$55,150Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$256,950$230,750No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$76,795$169,989No
Jerry MoranRKS$285,174$17,900Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$125,300$5,500Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$212,399$396,704No
Patty MurrayDWA$170,834$309,518No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$230,300$529,894No
Rand PaulRKY$603,818$500Yes
David PerdueRGA$471,153$2,500Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$548,116$427,464No
Rob PortmanROH$1,043,080$17,040Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$134,450$123,626No
Jim RischRID$140,087$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$330,792$7,039Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$375,413$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,186,460$15,250Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$22,950$359,915No
Ben SasseRNE$888,801$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$188,649$267,486No
Chuck SchumerDNY$847,455$408,032No
Tim ScottRSC$830,106$6,500Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$108,350$321,783No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$700,321$7,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$271,567$138,276No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$796,348$3,600Yes
Jon TesterDMT$730,595$415,773No
John ThuneRSD$412,223$4,200Yes
Thom TillisRNC$552,159$500Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,355,855$46,371Yes
Tom UdallDNM$52,675$160,721No
Chris Van HollenDMD$242,761$377,936No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$709,470$137,014No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$169,559$2,161,945No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$84,309$156,747No
Roger F. WickerRMS$128,844$1,000Yes
Ron WydenDOR$263,034$130,950No
Todd YoungRIN$436,616$4,000Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$13,554,739
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$3,824,552
Credit agencies & finance companies$3,786,138
Banks & lending institutions$2,561,684
Other financial services$1,489,155
Credit unions$1,385,924
Chambers of commerce$362,426
Pro-business associations$61,450
Fiscal & tax policy$55,350

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Trial lawyers & law firms$7,343,115
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Health & welfare policy$632,146
State & local govt employee unions$534,196
Labor Unions$214,450
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650
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