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H.R. 1106 (111th): Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

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To prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability.

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Sponsor and status

John Conyers Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2009
Length: 65 pages
Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 5, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 896: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2009. (compare text)

24 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Waters Supports Plan to Keep Americans in Their Homes
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 27, 2009

Rep. Lofgren Speaks During Debate on the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act
    — Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 5, 2009

Congressman McCaul Votes Against Housing Bill that's Bad for the Economy, Rewards Irresponsible Borrowers
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] on Mar 5, 2009

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Feb 23, 2009

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Mar 5, 2009
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1106 (111th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1106. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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