H.R. 6197 (96th): Emergency Home Purchase Assistance Authority Amendments of 1979

A bill to amend the mortgage amount, sales price, and interest rate limitations under the Government National Mortgage Association emergency home purchase assistance authority, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 20, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Ashley

Representative for Ohio's 9th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 2177 (same title)
Passed Senate — Apr 22, 1980


Dec 20, 1979

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H.R. 6197 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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