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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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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Apr 12, 2011

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H.R. 1498 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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