To provide regulatory relief to charitable organizations that provide housing assistance, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 10, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
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4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“U.S. House Promotes Job Growth for Main Street America”
— Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2018
May 24, 2018
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Jun 14, 2018
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Jul 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jul 10, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 5953 (115th) 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. 5953. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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