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S. 2136 - Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008

Finance. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to address the treatment of primary mortgages in bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008

S. 2136 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to address the treatment of primary mortgages in bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to address the treatment of primary mortgages in bankruptcy, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2007
  • Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance
  • Actions and defenses
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy courts
  • Consumer credit
  • Consumers
  • Counseling
  • Damages
  • Debtor and creditor
  • Foreclosure
  • Housing
  • Law
  • Mortgage interest rates
  • Mortgages
  • Parties to actions
  • Social services
  • Trusts and trustees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/03/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/03/2007
10/03/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S12536-12537)
10/03/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
12/05/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar4/03/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
7/29/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar7/29/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 911.
9/26/2008By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 110-514. Minority views filed.
11/19/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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0 Organizations Supported and 13 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008

0 organizations supported this bill

13 organizations opposed this bill

American Bankers Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
American Financial Services Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
American Insurance Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Consumer Bankers Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Consumer Mortgage Coalition
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Financial Services Roundtable
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Housing Policy Council
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Independent Community Bankers of America
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Mortgage Bankers Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
National Association of Home Builders
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
National Bankers Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned (2008, March 5). Oppose Legislation to Change the Treatment of Mortgages During Bankruptcy . Retrieved August 13, 2014, from ABA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$87,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$632,466
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$25,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$116,149
Max BaucusDMT$0$936,880
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$973,009
Bob BennettRUT$0$601,049
Joe BidenDDE$0$422,775
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$166,130
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$667,761
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$276,644
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$348,239
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$143,804
Jim BunningRKY$0$590,938
Richard BurrRNC$0$845,622
Robert ByrdDWV$0$115,950
Maria CantwellDWA$0$464,893
Ben CardinDMD$0$632,409
Tom CarperDDE$0$883,698
Bob CaseyDPA$0$603,544
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$946,187
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$3,050,749
Tom CoburnROK$0$237,982
William Thad CochranRMS$0$99,500
Norm ColemanRMN$0$1,527,706
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$585,470
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$631,873
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,414,797
John CornynRTX$0$1,350,592
Larry CraigRID$0$13,210
Mike CrapoRID$0$514,573
Jim DeMintRSC$0$884,109
Chris DoddDCT$0$1,889,824
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$913,758
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$125,300
Byron DorganDND$0$179,950
Dick DurbinDIL$0$624,800
John EnsignRNV$0$382,108
Mike EnziRWY$0$284,333
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$196,935
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$408,774
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$432,919
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$502,915
Judd GreggRNH$0$294,143
Chuck HagelRNE$0$210,698
Tom HarkinDIA$0$296,509
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$475,946
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$731,350
Jim InhofeROK$0$228,631
Dan InouyeDHI$0$115,075
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$795,618
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$796,419
Ted KennedyDMA$0$393,998
John F. KerryDMA$0$184,544
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$307,435
Herb KohlDWI$0$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$0$1,104,783
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$472,108
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$555,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$87,931
Carl LevinDMI$0$218,358
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,039,215
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$426,875
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$229,028
Dick LugarRIN$0$310,998
Mel MartinezRFL$0$1,188,932
John McCainRAZ$0$261,700
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$367,811
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,538,008
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,039,023
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$182,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$246,984
Patty MurrayDWA$0$285,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$747,724
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$793,895
Barack ObamaDIL$0$1,277,656
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$382,957
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$646,890
Harry ReidDNV$0$800,854
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$524,589
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$253,900
Ken SalazarDCO$0$675,681
Bernie SandersIVT$0$49,965
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,366,939
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$355,151
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$1,254,423
Gordon SmithROR$0$822,869
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$269,620
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$1,264,923
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$501,981
Ted StevensRAK$0$134,669
John SununuRNH$0$1,162,660
Jon TesterDMT$0$229,124
John ThuneRSD$0$1,062,738
David VitterRLA$0$578,841
George VoinovichROH$0$627,888
John WarnerRVA$0$3,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$277,328
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$444,705
Ron WydenDOR$0$361,904

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$87,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$632,466
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$25,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$116,149
Max BaucusDMT$0$936,880
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$973,009
Bob BennettRUT$0$601,049
Joe BidenDDE$0$422,775
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$166,130
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$667,761
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$276,644
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$348,239
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$143,804
Jim BunningRKY$0$590,938
Richard BurrRNC$0$845,622
Robert ByrdDWV$0$115,950
Maria CantwellDWA$0$464,893
Ben CardinDMD$0$632,409
Tom CarperDDE$0$883,698
Bob CaseyDPA$0$603,544
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$946,187
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$3,050,749
Tom CoburnROK$0$237,982
William Thad CochranRMS$0$99,500
Norm ColemanRMN$0$1,527,706
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$585,470
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$631,873
Bob CorkerRTN$0$1,414,797
John CornynRTX$0$1,350,592
Larry CraigRID$0$13,210
Mike CrapoRID$0$514,573
Jim DeMintRSC$0$884,109
Chris DoddDCT$0$1,889,824
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$913,758
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$125,300
Byron DorganDND$0$179,950
Dick DurbinDIL$0$624,800
John EnsignRNV$0$382,108
Mike EnziRWY$0$284,333
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$196,935
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$408,774
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$432,919
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$502,915
Judd GreggRNH$0$294,143
Chuck HagelRNE$0$210,698
Tom HarkinDIA$0$296,509
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$475,946
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$731,350
Jim InhofeROK$0$228,631
Dan InouyeDHI$0$115,075
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$795,618
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$796,419
Ted KennedyDMA$0$393,998
John F. KerryDMA$0$184,544
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$307,435
Herb KohlDWI$0$4,200
Jon KylRAZ$0$1,104,783
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$472,108
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$555,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$87,931
Carl LevinDMI$0$218,358
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,039,215
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$426,875
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$229,028
Dick LugarRIN$0$310,998
Mel MartinezRFL$0$1,188,932
John McCainRAZ$0$261,700
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$367,811
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,538,008
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,039,023
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$182,550
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$246,984
Patty MurrayDWA$0$285,900
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$747,724
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$793,895
Barack ObamaDIL$0$1,277,656
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$382,957
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$646,890
Harry ReidDNV$0$800,854
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$524,589
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$253,900
Ken SalazarDCO$0$675,681
Bernie SandersIVT$0$49,965
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,366,939
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$355,151
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$1,254,423
Gordon SmithROR$0$822,869
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$269,620
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$1,264,923
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$501,981
Ted StevensRAK$0$134,669
John SununuRNH$0$1,162,660
Jon TesterDMT$0$229,124
John ThuneRSD$0$1,062,738
David VitterRLA$0$578,841
George VoinovichROH$0$627,888
John WarnerRVA$0$3,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$277,328
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$444,705
Ron WydenDOR$0$361,904

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,872,668
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$12,036,976
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$9,467,779
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$5,470,089
Mortgage bankers and brokers$3,049,660
Credit agencies & finance companies$2,945,095
Residential construction$2,809,029
Banks & lending institutions$2,030,484
Chambers of commerce$314,238
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