H.R. 1690 (106th): Mortgage Cancellation Relief Act of 1999


May 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Rob” Andrews

Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 1999
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income of individual taxpayers discharges of indebtedness attributable to certain forgiven residential mortgage obligations.

Summary (CRS)

5/5/1999--Introduced.Mortgage Cancellation Relief Act of 1999 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from individual gross income the discharge of qualified residential indebtedness in excess of the outstanding principal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 5, 1999

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1690”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 13 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2001

S. 2555 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2000

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