About the bill
H.R. 6737 amends section 306(g) of the National Housing Act to provide a technical fix so that recently executed loans refinanced by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans can remain eligible for pooling in the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) security.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 2, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Sinema, Zeldin, Tenney Pass Bill to Help AZ Veterans Achieve, Maintain Homeownership”
— Sen. Kyrsten Sinema [D-AZ] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 7, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 13, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 26, 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.
Sep 26, 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. 6737 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6737. 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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