S. 2838, the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Time: 10:30 AM

Agenda


NOTICE OF JOINT SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights and the Special Committee on Aging on "S. 2838, the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act" for Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Chairman Kohl will preside.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)
  3. Senator Herb Kohl (D - WI)
  4. Senator Gordon Smith (R - OR)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. David Kurth
    Burlington , WI
  2. Stephen J. Ware
    Professor of Law
    University of Kansas
  3. Alison Hirschel
    President
    National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
    East Lansing , MI
  4. Kelley C. Rice-Shild, CNHA
    Executive Director
    Floridean Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  5. Ken Connor, Esq.
    Wilkes & McHugh, PA
    Washington , DC