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S. 2239 (107th): FHA Downpayment Simplification Act of 2002


A bill to amend the National Housing Act to simplify the downpayment requirements for FHA mortgage insurance for single family homebuyers.

Sponsor and status

Paul Sarbanes

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2002
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Apr 24, 2002
107th Congress (2001–2002)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 2002.

Law
Pub.L. 107-326
Cosponsors

24 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

Source

History

Apr 24, 2002
 
Introduced

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Sep 12, 2002
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 17, 2002
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 15, 2002
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 4, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2239 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2239. This is the one from the 107th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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