H.R. 4255 (113th): Stop Foreclosures Due to Congressional Dysfunction Act of 2014


Mar 14, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Matthew Cartwright

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2014
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Federal Housing Finance Agency to establish a 6-month moratorium on foreclosure of mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac on homes of individuals who have lost Federal unemployment insurance as a result of the expiration of such program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2014--Introduced.Stop Foreclosures Due to Congressional Dysfunction Act of 2014 - Requires the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to prohibit mortgagees of certain eligible mortgages from initiating a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2014

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. 4255”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


66 cosponsors (66D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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