S. 2120 (112th): Prompt Notification of Short Sales Act


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.


Lisa Murkowski

Senior Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the lender or servicer of a home mortgage upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale.

Summary (CRS)

2/16/2012--Introduced.Prompt Notification of Short Sales Act - Requires each servicer of a home mortgage to respond in writing within 75 days to a mortgagor of a residential mortgage loan who ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 16, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2120”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (2I, 2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 361 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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