H.R.1927 – Fairness in Class Action

New 2015 Bill Information for H.R.1927 - Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015

Jeffrey Wilens is doing exactly what the Congress is trying to pervert

Congress.gov: New 2015 Bill by the house on  Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act 2015

The bill is intended to counteract the “proliferation of class actions filed by lawyers on behalf of classes including members who have not suffered any actual injury.”

Read on Congress.gov – Apr 29 2015 - Subcommittee the Constitution and Civil Justice hearing  about H.R.1927 – Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015

cbo.gov: 2015 federal judicial code to prohibit federal courts from certifying class … ”According to information from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC), the legislation would probably reduce both the number of class action suits”

House.gov: Read the hearing transcripts of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice re Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015

gop.gov: H.R. 1927 Bill Summery

“H.R. 1927 prohibits a federal court from certifying any proposed class seeking monetary relief for personal injury or economic loss unless the party seeking the class action shows that each proposed class member suffered the same type and scope of injury as the named class representative or representatives.  The bill requires a court, in issuing a class certification order for any class subject to the bill’s requirements, to also certify that those requirements have been met based on a rigorous analysis of the evidence presented.”

gpo.gov: H. R. 1927 AN ACT to improve fairness in class action litigation

HouseLive.gov: Fairness in Class Action Litigation Hearing 2016

nyTimes.com: House Vote On Passage of H.R.1927

 

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