S. 967 - Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act of 2011

Housing and community development. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish clear regulatory standards for mortgage servicers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act of 2011

S. 967 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to establish clear regulatory standards for mortgage servicers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish clear regulatory standards for mortgage servicers, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act of 2011
Sponsor
Jeff Merkley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Housing and community development
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Housing finance and home ownership
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/12/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/12/2011
5/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $953,099 Against $293,349
  2. March - April 2007 For $2,345,313 Against $464,094
  3. May - June 2007 For $2,440,408 Against $429,037
  4. July - August 2007 For $899,162 Against $226,408
  5. September - October 2007 For $2,003,648 Against $377,849
  6. November - December 2007 For $2,331,318 Against $372,874
  7. January - February 2008 For $1,349,295 Against $286,950
  8. March - April 2008 For $2,303,054 Against $396,088
  9. May - June 2008 For $2,468,975 Against $460,710
  10. July - August 2008 For $1,485,899 Against $267,655
  11. September - October 2008 For $2,660,705 Against $406,675
  12. November - December 2008 For $746,424 Against $140,380
  13. January - February 2009 For $872,494 Against $92,600
  14. March - April 2009 For $2,059,310 Against $237,530
  15. May - June 2009 For $2,478,423 Against $262,025
  16. July - August 2009 For $1,111,173 Against $175,975
  17. September - October 2009 For $2,111,055 Against $291,450
  18. November - December 2009 For $2,014,457 Against $262,050
  19. January - February 2010 For $1,505,570 Against $287,490
  20. March - April 2010 For $3,029,467 Against $522,570
  21. May - June 2010 For $2,720,079 Against $435,776
  22. July - August 2010 For $2,014,359 Against $380,547
  23. September - October 2010 For $3,977,795 Against $775,969
  24. November - December 2010 For $1,006,427 Against $192,950
  25. January - February 2011 For $1,270,671 Against $176,340
  26. March - April 2011 For $2,644,694 Against $571,285
  27. May - June 2011 For $2,383,309 Against $539,160
  28. July - August 2011 For $1,132,911 Against $233,358
  29. September - October 2011 For $2,163,774 Against $300,290
  30. November - December 2011 For $1,894,246 Against $297,180
  31. January - February 2012 For $970,724 Against $214,058
  32. March - April 2012 For $1,958,890 Against $380,233
  33. May - June 2012 For $1,812,882 Against $448,851
  34. July - August 2012 For $1,376,337 Against $226,598
  35. September - October 2012 For $2,017,909 Against $356,862
  36. November - December 2012 For $324,115 Against $75,800

Votes

    18 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Regulation of Mortgage Servicing Act of 2011

    18 organizations supported this bill

    Alliance for a Just Society
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Americans for Financial Reform
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    California Reinvestment Coalition
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Center For Nyc Neighborhoods
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Center for Responsible Lending
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Consumer Action
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Consumer Federation of America
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Main Street Alliance
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National Association of Realtors
    Kaelan Richards of the office of Congresswoman Rosa Delauro & (2012, January 18). DELAURO INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT AMERICAN HOMEOWNERS. Retrieved January 23, 2012, from Congresswoman Rosa Delauro.
    National Community Reinvestment Coalition
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National Consumer Law Center
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National Fair Housing Alliance
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    National People's Action
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.
    Service Employees International Union
    Undersigned Organizations (2011, June 14). Dear Senator,. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Americans for Financial Reform.

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    American Bankers Association
    Stoner, Floyd E. (2011, June 14). Dear Senator Reid and Senator McConnell:. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from American Bankers Association.
    Mortgage Bankers Association
    Sorohan, Mike (n.d.). MBA Voices Concerns with Proposed Amendments to Economic Development Act. Retrieved August 6, 2012, from Mortgage Bankers Association.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$9,010$8,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$364,850$95,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$254,257$47,716
    John BarrassoRWY$148,523$111,700
    Max BaucusDMT$687,157$169,680
    Mark BegichDAK$525,691$26,350
    Michael BennetDCO$1,314,318$137,950
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$87,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$716,726$31,565
    Roy BluntRMO$615,634$301,708
    John BoozmanRAR$108,371$83,150
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,846,977$51,970
    Scott BrownRMA$1,327,499$340,754
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,608,410$138,099
    Richard BurrRNC$490,335$217,137
    Maria CantwellDWA$634,711$12,794
    Ben CardinDMD$593,181$52,150
    Tom CarperDDE$287,450$189,640
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,282,600$139,230
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$663,868$211,973
    Daniel CoatsRIN$290,973$87,900
    Tom CoburnROK$100,574$68,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$204,324$38,150
    Susan CollinsRME$500,730$95,234
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$63,778$5,500
    Chris CoonsDDE$643,596$75,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$546,785$446,800
    John CornynRTX$1,130,095$296,373
    Mike CrapoRID$113,000$159,432
    Jim DeMintRSC$271,382$101,660
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,420,909$149,000
    Mike EnziRWY$57,250$68,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$569,447$78,500
    Alan FrankenDMN$1,173,414$41,250
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$4,355,752$455,060
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$729,015$98,848
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,637$75,450
    Kay HaganDNC$552,514$116,233
    Tom HarkinDIA$549,082$78,780
    Orrin HatchRUT$479,288$170,400
    Dean HellerRNV$336,422$229,672
    John HoevenRND$97,347$75,200
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$102,481$18,350
    Jim InhofeROK$201,343$74,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$348,360$65,775
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$595,315$151,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$190,949$124,590
    Ron JohnsonRWI$155,380$62,425
    Tim JohnsonDSD$291,470$321,602
    John KerryDMA$705,596$43,450
    Mark KirkRIL$958,200$242,325
    Amy KlobucharDMN$898,030$139,989
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$20,650$34,200
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,447,652$133,399
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$787,007$56,425
    Patrick LeahyDVT$569,859$21,500
    Mike LeeRUT$118,862$30,800
    Carl LevinDMI$732,261$58,200
    Joe LiebermanICT$41,050$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$316,780$29,150
    Joe ManchinDWV$653,403$115,550
    John McCainRAZ$320,501$52,025
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,089,721$121,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$987,251$455,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,746,731$125,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$562,265$43,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$326,541$20,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,041$176,034
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$259,272$42,320
    Patty MurrayDWA$809,906$49,575
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$283,093$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,022,956$96,750
    Rand PaulRKY$168,919$43,300
    Rob PortmanROH$840,976$315,024
    Mark PryorDAR$606,287$96,392
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$379,753$166,571
    Harry ReidDNV$3,102,310$219,850
    Jim RischRID$66,450$42,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$222,188$177,290
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$653,824$68,100
    Marco RubioRFL$502,049$84,600
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,400$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,090,420$204,600
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,739$80,782
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$587,166$38,958
    Richard ShelbyRAL$389,850$313,850
    Olympia SnoweRME$196,541$55,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$658,065$182,505
    Jon TesterDMT$1,169,559$347,669
    John ThuneRSD$315,979$154,075
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$631,481$154,816
    Mark UdallDCO$1,144,931$58,175
    Tom UdallDNM$813,412$14,233
    David VitterRLA$525,868$124,300
    Mark WarnerDVA$1,675,718$301,950
    Jim WebbDVA$83,212$-10,850
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$653,265$27,150
    Roger WickerRMS$600,788$187,619
    Ron WydenDOR$573,197$38,200

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$9,010$8,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$364,850$95,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$254,257$47,716
    John BarrassoRWY$148,523$111,700
    Max BaucusDMT$687,157$169,680
    Mark BegichDAK$525,691$26,350
    Michael BennetDCO$1,314,318$137,950
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$87,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$716,726$31,565
    Roy BluntRMO$615,634$301,708
    John BoozmanRAR$108,371$83,150
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,846,977$51,970
    Scott BrownRMA$1,327,499$340,754
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,608,410$138,099
    Richard BurrRNC$490,335$217,137
    Maria CantwellDWA$634,711$12,794
    Ben CardinDMD$593,181$52,150
    Tom CarperDDE$287,450$189,640
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,282,600$139,230
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$663,868$211,973
    Daniel CoatsRIN$290,973$87,900
    Tom CoburnROK$100,574$68,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$204,324$38,150
    Susan CollinsRME$500,730$95,234
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$63,778$5,500
    Chris CoonsDDE$643,596$75,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$546,785$446,800
    John CornynRTX$1,130,095$296,373
    Mike CrapoRID$113,000$159,432
    Jim DeMintRSC$271,382$101,660
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,420,909$149,000
    Mike EnziRWY$57,250$68,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$569,447$78,500
    Alan FrankenDMN$1,173,414$41,250
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$4,355,752$455,060
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$729,015$98,848
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,637$75,450
    Kay HaganDNC$552,514$116,233
    Tom HarkinDIA$549,082$78,780
    Orrin HatchRUT$479,288$170,400
    Dean HellerRNV$336,422$229,672
    John HoevenRND$97,347$75,200
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$102,481$18,350
    Jim InhofeROK$201,343$74,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$348,360$65,775
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$595,315$151,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$190,949$124,590
    Ron JohnsonRWI$155,380$62,425
    Tim JohnsonDSD$291,470$321,602
    John KerryDMA$705,596$43,450
    Mark KirkRIL$958,200$242,325
    Amy KlobucharDMN$898,030$139,989
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$20,650$34,200
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,447,652$133,399
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$787,007$56,425
    Patrick LeahyDVT$569,859$21,500
    Mike LeeRUT$118,862$30,800
    Carl LevinDMI$732,261$58,200
    Joe LiebermanICT$41,050$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$316,780$29,150
    Joe ManchinDWV$653,403$115,550
    John McCainRAZ$320,501$52,025
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,089,721$121,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$987,251$455,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,746,731$125,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$562,265$43,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$326,541$20,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,041$176,034
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$259,272$42,320
    Patty MurrayDWA$809,906$49,575
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$283,093$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,022,956$96,750
    Rand PaulRKY$168,919$43,300
    Rob PortmanROH$840,976$315,024
    Mark PryorDAR$606,287$96,392
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$379,753$166,571
    Harry ReidDNV$3,102,310$219,850
    Jim RischRID$66,450$42,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$222,188$177,290
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$653,824$68,100
    Marco RubioRFL$502,049$84,600
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,400$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,090,420$204,600
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,739$80,782
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$587,166$38,958
    Richard ShelbyRAL$389,850$313,850
    Olympia SnoweRME$196,541$55,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$658,065$182,505
    Jon TesterDMT$1,169,559$347,669
    John ThuneRSD$315,979$154,075
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$631,481$154,816
    Mark UdallDCO$1,144,931$58,175
    Tom UdallDNM$813,412$14,233
    David VitterRLA$525,868$124,300
    Mark WarnerDVA$1,675,718$301,950
    Jim WebbDVA$83,212$-10,850
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$653,265$27,150
    Roger WickerRMS$600,788$187,619
    Ron WydenDOR$573,197$38,200

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$59,727,464
    Real estate agents$5,801,208
    Health & welfare policy$444,550
    Commercial service unions$424,550
    Small business associations$398,449
    Human Rights$41,400
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,228,420
    Mortgage bankers and brokers$1,630,596
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