S. 1737 (112th): Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2011


Oct 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 19, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Bennet

Senior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2011
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy consumed by homes, to facilitate the creation of energy efficiency retrofit and construction jobs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to issue guidelines for all federal mortgage agencies (including the Federal National ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 19, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1737”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 1106 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 2013

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