New Cosponsor — Jun 19, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (22 Democrats).
Mar 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2009
Length: 6 pages
To protect the interests of bona fide tenants in the case of any foreclosure on any dwelling or residential real property, and for other purposes.
3/2/2009--Introduced.Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 - States that any immediate successor in interest to residential property in foreclosure assumes such interest subject to: (1) giving an existing tenant ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5963 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1247 — 111th Congress: Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1247
“H.R. 1247 — 111th Congress: Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1247>
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