New Cosponsor — Feb 28, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D-OH10, 1997-2012]
The bill now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
Feb 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
Length: 21 pages
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.
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 >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4058 — 112th Congress: Bankruptcy Equity Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4058
“H.R. 4058 — 112th Congress: Bankruptcy Equity Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4058>
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