H.R. 5500 (110th): Foreclosure Credit Forgiveness Act of 2008


Feb 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Albert Wynn

Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008
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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.

Summary (CRS)

2/26/2008--Introduced.Foreclosure Credit Forgiveness Act of 2008 - Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the foreclosure on a subprime mortgage of a consumer from being taken into account by ... Read more >

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Feb 26, 2008

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