S. 542 - Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017

Law. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, with respect to arbitration. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017

S. 542 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, with respect to arbitration.
Other Titles
  • Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017
  • Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017
  • Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017
Sponsor
Sheldon Whitehouse
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Contracts and agency
  • Environmental health
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health promotion and preventive care
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/07/2017
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/07/2017
    3/07/2017Introduced in Senate
    3/07/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

    support this bill

    Consumer groups$10,650
    $10,650

    2 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Safety Over Arbitration Act of 2017

    2 organizations support this bill

    Center for Responsible Lending
    Stegman, Melissa (2017, March 7). Bicameral Group Of Lawmakers Introduce Bills To End Forced Arbitration. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from Center for Responsible Lending.
    National Consumers League
    National Consumers League (2017, March 6). Statement of the National Consumers League supporting legislation to crack down on forced arbitration. Retrieved March 9, 2017, from National Consumers League.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, 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
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    John KennedyRLA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0
    Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    John KennedyRLA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0
    Todd YoungRIN$0$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$10,650

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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