Passed House — Oct 9, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 159 (Roll no. 549).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Feb 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2008
Length: 3 pages
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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5500>
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