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S. 895 (111th): Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

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A bill to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher Dodd

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2009
Length: 66 pages
Introduced
Apr 24, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. 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).

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

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

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History

Apr 24, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 27, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 895 (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 S. 895. 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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