Text of the Servicemember Homeowner Assistance Program Extension Act

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 29, 2010 (Introduced).

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2d Session

H. R. 6272


September 29, 2010

(for herself and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To amend the Homeowners Assistance Program of the Department of Defense to eliminate the discretion of the Secretary of Defense to set an earlier termination date for the eligibility of a member of the Armed Forces for homeowner assistance when the member is permanently reassigned by order of the United States Government to a duty station or home port outside a 50-mile radius of the member’s base or installation of residence.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Servicemember Homeowner Assistance Program Extension Act.


Definite termination date for availability of homeowner assistance for members of the Armed Forces permanently reassigned during mortgage crisis

Section 1013(a)(3)(C) of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 3374(a)(3)(C)) is amended by striking September 30, 2012, or an earlier end date designated by the Secretary and inserting September 30, 2012.