H.R. 1498 (112th): Prompt Decision for Qualification of Short Sale Act of 2011


Apr 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Rooney

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To require the lender or servicer of a home mortgage, upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale.

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2011--Introduced.Prompt Decision for Qualification of Short Sale Act of 2011 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to consider approved a mortgagor's written request to a mortgage loan servicer for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 12, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1498”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


51 cosponsors (34D, 17R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 6153 (Related)
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Last Action: Jul 19, 2012

S. 2120 (Related)
Prompt Notification of Short Sales Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2012

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