H.R. 836 (112th): Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act

Introduced:
Feb 28, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
Jeb Hensarling
Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 14, 2011
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 151 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 09, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 11, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Feb 28, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2011
Reported by Committee Mar 03, 2011
Passed House Mar 11, 2011
 
Full Title

To rescind the unobligated funding for the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program and to terminate the program.

Summary

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Votes
Mar 11, 2011 11:55 a.m.
Failed 185/237
Mar 11, 2011 12:33 p.m.
Passed 242/177

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/11/2011--Passed House amended.
Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act - Rescinds and permanently cancels all unobligated funding remaining available under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act for the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program. Terminates the program.
Requires all such unobligated balances so rescinded and permanently canceled to be retained in the general fund of the Treasury for reducing the debt of the federal government.
Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to study: (1) the extent to which the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program is used by homeowners who are active duty members of the Armed Forces (or their spouses or parents), veterans, or Gold Star-eligible widows, parents, or next of kin of Armed Forces members who died in military operations or members or veterans with service-connected injuries (and their survivors and dependents); and (2) the impact of the program on such homeowners.

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