About the bill
This bill would make Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, which would make their records available to the public on request.
The Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”) are government-sponsored enterprises (private corporations with federal charters that confer special privileges) that buy mortgages from lenders and either hold those mortgages in their portfolios or package the loans into mortgage-backed securities that may be sold.
To stabilize the housing market in the aftershock ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 27, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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H.R. 1694 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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