S. 2636 (110th): Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008


Feb 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide needed housing reform.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2008--Introduced.Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:(1) authorize use of the proceeds of a qualified mortgage bond issue to refinance a mortgage on a residence ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 14, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2636”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (24D, 1I) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3221 (Related)
Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 30, 2008

S. 2136 (Related)
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 3, 2008

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