A bill to address the treatment of primary mortgages in bankruptcy, and for other purposes.
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Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 61 (111th).
S. 2136 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 2136 — 110th Congress: Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2136
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