On June 11, 2008, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Short-change for Consumers and Short-shrift for Congress? The Supreme Court’s Treatment of Laws that Protect Americans’ Health, Safety, Jobs and Retirement.”  On June 18, 2008, the Senate Judiciary Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee and the Senate Aging Committee held a joint hearing on S. 2838, the “Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act,” which is intended to provide that a pre-dispute arbitration agreement between a long-term care facility and a resident (or anyone acting on the resident’s behalf) shall not be valid or specifically enforceable. This follows a June 10 House Judiciary Committee hearing on the House version of the measure, H.R. 6126. On June 19, the House Judiciary Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property Subcommittee and Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee held a joint hearing on H.R. 4854, the “False Claims Act Correction Act,” to revise requirements and procedures governing civil actions for false claims brought by private persons. On June 24, 2008, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing on H.R. 3014, the “Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2007,” to improve the health of minority individuals.   Also on June 24, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security is holding a hearing on “Online Pharmacies and the Problem of Internet Drug Abuse.”