To prevent homeowners from being forced to pay taxes on forgiven mortgage loan debt.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2013
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Heck Introduces Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act to Help Underwater Homeowners”
— Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
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H.R. 2788 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2788. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act, H.R. 2788, 113th Cong. (2013).
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