H.R. 6395 (112th): Foreclosure Accountability and Transparency Act


Sep 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Baca

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide homeowners with additional protections and safeguards against foreclosure, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2012--Introduced.Foreclosure Accountability and Transparency Act - Prohibits commencement of a foreclosure action with respect to a federally related residential mortgage loan secured by a first or subordinate lien unless the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 2012

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. 6395”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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