H.R. 4058 (112th): Bankruptcy Equity Act of 2012


Feb 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Earl Blumenauer

Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to provide authority to modify certain mortgages on principal residences of debtors to prevent foreclosure; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/16/2012--Introduced.Bankruptcy Equity Act of 2012 - Amends federal bankruptcy law governing a Chapter 13 debtor (adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income) to exclude from the computation of ... Read more >

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Feb 16, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4058”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 1587 (Related)
Home Foreclosure Reduction Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

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