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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There have been no votes on this bill.

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 $2,720,329 Against $436,776
  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 $1,262,271 Against $180,140
  26. March - April 2011 For $2,634,794 Against $572,035
  27. May - June 2011 For $2,384,159 Against $547,160
  28. July - August 2011 For $1,138,061 Against $232,608
  29. September - October 2011 For $2,136,943 Against $301,490
  30. November - December 2011 For $1,756,200 Against $293,230
  31. January - February 2012 For $905,162 Against $217,058
  32. March - April 2012 For $1,823,631 Against $381,233
  33. May - June 2012 For $1,813,582 Against $456,351
  34. July - August 2012 For $1,387,212 Against $224,348
  35. September - October 2012 For $2,347,948 Against $385,834
  36. November - December 2012 For $667,840 Against $133,300

Votes

    19 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

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

    19 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.
    Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project
    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.
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    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$365,850$95,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$254,257$47,716
    John BarrassoRWY$158,173$114,700
    Max BaucusDMT$717,607$169,930
    Mark BegichDAK$552,191$26,350
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,315,318$139,450
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$87,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$716,726$31,565
    Roy BluntRMO$615,634$301,708
    John BoozmanRAR$108,871$83,150
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,854,227$51,970
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,377,665$351,476
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,824,445$143,599
    Richard BurrRNC$490,335$217,137
    Maria CantwellDWA$634,711$13,044
    Ben CardinDMD$591,681$51,150
    Tom CarperDDE$288,450$190,890
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,917,775$128,380
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$667,368$212,473
    Daniel CoatsRIN$297,473$87,900
    Tom CoburnROK$100,574$68,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$206,574$39,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$501,230$96,484
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$63,778$5,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$665,429$75,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$545,585$453,800
    John CornynRTX$1,136,845$296,373
    Mike CrapoRID$113,000$159,432
    Jim DeMintRSC$271,982$101,660
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,438,214$149,000
    Mike EnziRWY$57,250$68,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$570,697$79,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,183,714$41,250
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,352,752$455,310
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$730,693$98,848
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,637$75,450
    Kay R. HaganDNC$555,014$116,233
    Tom HarkinDIA$549,632$78,780
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$478,788$170,400
    Dean HellerRNV$335,880$230,172
    John HoevenRND$98,347$75,200
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$102,481$18,350
    Jim InhofeROK$201,593$74,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$348,360$65,775
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$601,565$152,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$190,949$124,590
    Ron JohnsonRWI$155,380$62,425
    Tim JohnsonDSD$292,470$321,602
    John F. KerryDMA$705,596$43,450
    Mark KirkRIL$960,950$242,325
    Amy KlobucharDMN$896,080$139,989
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$20,650$34,200
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,547,232$137,399
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$787,007$56,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$574,259$21,500
    Mike LeeRUT$119,362$30,800
    Carl LevinDMI$732,261$58,200
    Joe LiebermanICT$41,050$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$314,280$30,150
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$653,403$118,550
    John McCainRAZ$320,501$52,025
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,098,621$121,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$997,926$505,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,742,723$125,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$563,765$43,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$326,541$20,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,041$176,034
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$259,272$42,320
    Patty MurrayDWA$810,906$49,575
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$283,093$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,030,350$101,550
    Rand PaulRKY$168,919$43,300
    Rob PortmanROH$843,476$315,024
    Mark L. PryorDAR$609,287$96,392
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$379,753$166,821
    Harry ReidDNV$3,103,310$219,850
    Jim RischRID$66,450$42,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$222,688$178,290
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$653,824$68,100
    Marco RubioRFL$489,099$87,100
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,400$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,094,253$206,600
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,739$80,782
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$609,166$38,958
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$390,850$316,250
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$195,541$55,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$661,565$185,005
    Jon TesterDMT$1,173,326$349,869
    John ThuneRSD$317,679$154,075
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$646,081$158,816
    Mark UdallDCO$1,188,389$58,175
    Tom UdallDNM$823,162$14,233
    David VitterRLA$534,560$124,300
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,692,968$304,700
    Jim WebbDVA$83,212$-10,850
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$654,015$27,150
    Roger F. 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$365,850$95,750
    Kelly AyotteRNH$254,257$47,716
    John BarrassoRWY$158,173$114,700
    Max BaucusDMT$717,607$169,930
    Mark BegichDAK$552,191$26,350
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,315,318$139,450
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$87,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$716,726$31,565
    Roy BluntRMO$615,634$301,708
    John BoozmanRAR$108,871$83,150
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,854,227$51,970
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,377,665$351,476
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,824,445$143,599
    Richard BurrRNC$490,335$217,137
    Maria CantwellDWA$634,711$13,044
    Ben CardinDMD$591,681$51,150
    Tom CarperDDE$288,450$190,890
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,917,775$128,380
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$667,368$212,473
    Daniel CoatsRIN$297,473$87,900
    Tom CoburnROK$100,574$68,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$206,574$39,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$501,230$96,484
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$63,778$5,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$665,429$75,750
    Bob CorkerRTN$545,585$453,800
    John CornynRTX$1,136,845$296,373
    Mike CrapoRID$113,000$159,432
    Jim DeMintRSC$271,982$101,660
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,438,214$149,000
    Mike EnziRWY$57,250$68,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$570,697$79,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,183,714$41,250
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,352,752$455,310
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$730,693$98,848
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$237,637$75,450
    Kay R. HaganDNC$555,014$116,233
    Tom HarkinDIA$549,632$78,780
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$478,788$170,400
    Dean HellerRNV$335,880$230,172
    John HoevenRND$98,347$75,200
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$102,481$18,350
    Jim InhofeROK$201,593$74,200
    Dan InouyeDHI$348,360$65,775
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$601,565$152,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$190,949$124,590
    Ron JohnsonRWI$155,380$62,425
    Tim JohnsonDSD$292,470$321,602
    John F. KerryDMA$705,596$43,450
    Mark KirkRIL$960,950$242,325
    Amy KlobucharDMN$896,080$139,989
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$20,650$34,200
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,547,232$137,399
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$787,007$56,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$574,259$21,500
    Mike LeeRUT$119,362$30,800
    Carl LevinDMI$732,261$58,200
    Joe LiebermanICT$41,050$1,000
    Dick LugarRIN$314,280$30,150
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$653,403$118,550
    John McCainRAZ$320,501$52,025
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,098,621$121,518
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$997,926$505,350
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,742,723$125,100
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$563,765$43,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$326,541$20,700
    Jerry MoranRKS$200,041$176,034
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$259,272$42,320
    Patty MurrayDWA$810,906$49,575
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$283,093$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,030,350$101,550
    Rand PaulRKY$168,919$43,300
    Rob PortmanROH$843,476$315,024
    Mark L. PryorDAR$609,287$96,392
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$379,753$166,821
    Harry ReidDNV$3,103,310$219,850
    Jim RischRID$66,450$42,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$222,688$178,290
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$653,824$68,100
    Marco RubioRFL$489,099$87,100
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,400$200
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,094,253$206,600
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,739$80,782
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$609,166$38,958
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$390,850$316,250
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$195,541$55,700
    Debbie StabenowDMI$661,565$185,005
    Jon TesterDMT$1,173,326$349,869
    John ThuneRSD$317,679$154,075
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$646,081$158,816
    Mark UdallDCO$1,188,389$58,175
    Tom UdallDNM$823,162$14,233
    David VitterRLA$534,560$124,300
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,692,968$304,700
    Jim WebbDVA$83,212$-10,850
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$654,015$27,150
    Roger F. WickerRMS$600,788$187,619
    Ron WydenDOR$573,197$38,200

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$60,029,155
    Real estate agents$5,804,708
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
    Commercial service unions$424,550
    Small business associations$398,449
    Human Rights$38,900
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$10,338,292
    Mortgage bankers and brokers$1,626,496
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