H.R. 3648 (110th): Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007

Introduced:

Sep 25, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-142

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude discharges of indebtedness on principal residences from gross income, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 25, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 26, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 4, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 14, 2007
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 18, 2007
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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