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Text of the To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit issuance of residential mortgages to any individual who lacks a Social ...

...lacks a Social Security account number.

This bill was introduced on January 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 16, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 480

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 16, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services

A BILL

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit issuance of residential mortgages to any individual who lacks a Social Security account number.

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Mortgages prohibited for principal residences of individuals who lack Social Security account numbers

(a)

In general

Chapter 2 of the Truth in Lending Act (15 U.S.C. 1631 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

140.

Mortgages prohibited for principal residences of individuals who lack Social Security account numbers

Notwithstanding any provision of State law, no credit may be extended by any creditor to any consumer who lacks a Social Security account number in any consumer credit transaction in which a security interest, including any such interest arising by operation of law, is or will be retained or acquired in any property located within the United States which is or, upon the completion of the transaction, will be used as the principal residence of such consumer.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections for chapter 2 of the Truth in Lending Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 139 the following new item:

140. Mortgages prohibited for principal residences of individuals who lack Social Security account numbers.

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