New Cosponsor — Jun 3, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema [D-AZ9]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 50th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2013
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to ensure that relocation of a servicemember to serve on active duty away from the servicemember's principal residence does not prevent the servicemember from refinancing a mortgage on that principal residence.
3/15/2013--Introduced.Fairness for Military Homeowners Act of 2013 - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to prohibit the absence of a servicemember from his or her principal place of residence due ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4740 (112th).
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. 1223”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1223 — 113th Congress: Fairness for Military Homeowners Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1223
“H.R. 1223 — 113th Congress: Fairness for Military Homeowners Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1223>
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