9 U.S. Code Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 1. “Maritime transactions” and “commerce” defined; exceptions to operation of title. 2. Validity, irrevocability, and enforcement of agreements to arbitrate. 3. Stay of proceedings where issue therein referable to arbitration. 4. Failure to arbitrate under agreement; petition to United States court having jurisdiction for order to compel arbitration; notice and service thereof; hearing and determination. 5. Appointment of arbitrators or umpire. 6. Application heard as motion. 7. Witnesses before arbitrators; fees; compelling attendance. 8. Proceedings begun by libel in admiralty and seizure of vessel or property. 9. Award of arbitrators; confirmation; jurisdiction; procedure. 10. Same; vacation; grounds; rehearing. 11. Same; modification or correction; grounds; order. 12. Notice of motions to vacate or modify; service; stay of proceedings. 13. Papers filed with order on motions; judgment; docketing; force and effect; enforcement. 14. Contracts not affected. 15. Inapplicability of the Act of State doctrine. 16. Appeals.

1990—Pub. L. 101–650, title III, § 325(a)(2),Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5120, added item 15 “Inapplicability of the Act of State doctrine” and redesignated former item 15 “Appeals” as 16.
1988—Pub. L. 100–702, title X, § 1019(b),Nov. 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 4671, added item 15 relating to appeals.
1970—Pub. L. 91–368, § 3,July 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 693, designated existing sections 1 through 14 as “Chapter 1” and added heading for Chapter 1.


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