H.R. 225 (111th): Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act


Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bradley “Brad” Miller

Representative for North Carolina's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/7/2009--Introduced.Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act - Amends federal bankruptcy law governing a Chapter 13 debtor (adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income).Excludes from computation of debts the ... Read more >

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Jan 7, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 225”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (43D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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. 200 (Related)
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2009

S. 61 (Related)
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

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