S. 1187 (113th): Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act


Jun 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Debbie Stabenow

Senior Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent homeowners from being forced to pay taxes on forgiven mortgage loan debt.

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2013--Introduced.Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2015 the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 2013

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. 1187”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (22D, 2R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 2250 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012

S. 608 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2015

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