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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008
Length: 3 pages
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.
Feb 26, 2008
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H.R. 5500 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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