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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2013
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Walberg Votes to Eliminate Another Ineffective Program”
— Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] on Jan 25, 2013
Feb 26, 2013
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Dec 3, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4182 (114th).
H.R. 839 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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