New Cosponsor — Jun 19, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (22 Democrats).
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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1247>
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