S. 896 (111th): Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009


Apr 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 20, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-22


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 72 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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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.

S. 895 (Related)
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2009

H.R. 1106 (Related)
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 5, 2009

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 896” means this is a Senate 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.


Apr 24, 2009
Reported by Committee
Apr 27, 2009
Passed Senate
May 6, 2009
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Senate Agreed to Changes
May 19, 2009
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
May 19, 2009
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 20, 2009


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
May 6, 2009 2:57 p.m.
Bill Passed 91/5
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 19, 2009 2:41 p.m.
Passed 367/54

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