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

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

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2009

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

Law:

Pub.L. 111-22

Sponsor:

Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 72 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1877: Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009

Introduced on Apr 2, 2009. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 808: Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009

Introduced on Apr 2, 2009. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1106: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 5, 2009. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 895: Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

Ordered Reported on Apr 27, 2009. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 24, 2009
 
Introduced

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Apr 27, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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May 6, 2009
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

May 19, 2009
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

May 19, 2009
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 20, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 896 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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