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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Emergency Home Purchase Assistance Authority Amendments of 1979 - Amends the National Housing Act to remove the specific dollar limitations on the original principal obligation of a mortgage which may ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 20, 1979

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6197”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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S. 2177 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 22, 1980

H.R. 6952 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 27, 1980

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