About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide forbearance from foreclosures of subprime mortgages in the determination of a consumer credit score, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Feb 26, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5500”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5500 — 110th Congress: Foreclosure Credit Forgiveness Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5500
“H.R. 5500 — 110th Congress: Foreclosure Credit Forgiveness Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5500>
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