S. 489 (112th): Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2011


Mar 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2011
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require certain mortgagees to evaluate loans for modifications, to establish a grant program for State and local government mediation programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2011--Introduced.Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2011 - Prohibits a covered mortgagee from initiating either a nonjudicial or a judicial foreclosure against a covered mortgagor that is otherwise authorized under ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 3, 2011

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


18 cosponsors (17D, 1I) (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. 1731 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 2009

H.R. 1477 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 2011

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