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) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
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 $919,244 Against $296,899
  2. March - April 2007 For $2,274,326 Against $503,682
  3. May - June 2007 For $2,431,990 Against $477,687
  4. July - August 2007 For $914,934 Against $263,858
  5. September - October 2007 For $2,104,597 Against $406,019
  6. November - December 2007 For $2,349,069 Against $423,424
  7. January - February 2008 For $1,381,035 Against $315,541
  8. March - April 2008 For $2,350,757 Against $433,888
  9. May - June 2008 For $2,591,542 Against $498,459
  10. July - August 2008 For $1,540,527 Against $271,534
  11. September - October 2008 For $2,909,649 Against $478,450
  12. November - December 2008 For $772,971 Against $164,230
  13. January - February 2009 For $897,994 Against $108,230
  14. March - April 2009 For $1,936,376 Against $287,105
  15. May - June 2009 For $2,538,055 Against $320,025
  16. July - August 2009 For $1,144,848 Against $205,655
  17. September - October 2009 For $1,984,577 Against $306,200
  18. November - December 2009 For $2,017,606 Against $284,600
  19. January - February 2010 For $1,534,506 Against $317,315
  20. March - April 2010 For $3,104,116 Against $516,470
  21. May - June 2010 For $2,767,140 Against $466,026
  22. July - August 2010 For $2,043,312 Against $422,584
  23. September - October 2010 For $3,954,785 Against $797,499
  24. November - December 2010 For $807,055 Against $212,300
  25. January - February 2011 For $1,255,271 Against $181,480
  26. March - April 2011 For $2,598,508 Against $563,935
  27. May - June 2011 For $2,364,134 Against $550,910
  28. July - August 2011 For $1,137,911 Against $230,108
  29. September - October 2011 For $2,135,924 Against $306,990
  30. November - December 2011 For $1,729,075 Against $302,228
  31. January - February 2012 For $924,839 Against $219,808
  32. March - April 2012 For $1,826,643 Against $386,233
  33. May - June 2012 For $1,793,713 Against $465,601
  34. July - August 2012 For $1,409,808 Against $227,548
  35. September - October 2012 For $2,402,597 Against $391,534
  36. November - December 2012 For $675,640 Against $142,200

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.
    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$353,350$105,850
    Kelly AyotteRNH$262,525$51,516
    John BarrassoRWY$159,673$114,233
    Max BaucusDMT$694,257$182,380
    Mark BegichDAK$578,257$33,500
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,346,718$160,850
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$88,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$638,655$29,925
    Roy BluntRMO$623,947$377,283
    John BoozmanRAR$115,254$87,280
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,986,935$60,320
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,409,045$374,809
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,848,871$140,849
    Richard BurrRNC$537,471$215,764
    Maria CantwellDWA$649,511$12,644
    Ben CardinDMD$586,781$51,150
    Tom CarperDDE$275,250$189,480
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,857,013$129,160
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$641,793$241,748
    Daniel CoatsRIN$221,304$77,500
    Tom CoburnROK$97,725$69,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$229,424$45,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$466,280$124,634
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$54,195$5,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$668,362$73,500
    Bob CorkerRTN$547,851$445,300
    John CornynRTX$1,145,931$318,473
    Mike CrapoRID$116,450$156,032
    Jim DeMintRSC$285,290$114,555
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,398,584$140,350
    Mike EnziRWY$54,750$67,500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$585,293$80,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,268,526$48,200
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,355,996$449,610
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$721,615$95,211
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$243,572$69,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$808,856$130,933
    Tom HarkinDIA$553,862$83,730
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$452,788$171,233
    Dean HellerRNV$327,248$238,922
    John HoevenRND$97,397$88,900
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$104,331$25,200
    Jim InhofeROK$193,993$101,525
    Dan InouyeDHI$361,160$75,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$642,415$176,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$202,999$137,790
    Ron JohnsonRWI$140,255$79,525
    Tim JohnsonDSD$315,269$347,355
    John F. KerryDMA$573,054$42,700
    Mark KirkRIL$978,125$257,975
    Amy KlobucharDMN$878,580$144,139
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$21,200$31,900
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,494,231$151,749
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$771,340$56,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$549,459$25,500
    Mike LeeRUT$117,962$31,050
    Carl LevinDMI$716,787$62,550
    Joe LiebermanICT$42,300$3,400
    Dick LugarRIN$314,030$44,908
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$671,403$129,350
    John McCainRAZ$322,701$62,775
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,146,820$124,268
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$944,126$518,175
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,772,936$139,700
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$608,936$60,250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$276,741$21,950
    Jerry MoranRKS$204,791$201,884
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$258,597$40,270
    Patty MurrayDWA$847,230$56,555
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$276,593$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,064,084$102,300
    Rand PaulRKY$157,004$47,000
    Rob PortmanROH$875,343$325,524
    Mark L. PryorDAR$593,837$113,192
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$387,677$169,571
    Harry ReidDNV$2,983,956$234,250
    Jim RischRID$72,050$48,250
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$213,088$206,940
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$617,200$69,900
    Marco RubioRFL$544,729$107,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,150$450
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,936,778$195,100
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,830$92,732
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$664,128$51,658
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$388,650$287,150
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$197,191$56,533
    Debbie StabenowDMI$669,515$185,005
    Jon TesterDMT$1,144,958$351,919
    John ThuneRSD$323,974$181,275
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$648,759$184,166
    Mark UdallDCO$1,246,782$73,641
    Tom UdallDNM$903,394$29,533
    David VitterRLA$544,310$134,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,844,971$322,650
    Jim WebbDVA$87,371$-8,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$657,515$27,650
    Roger F. WickerRMS$639,088$218,352
    Ron WydenDOR$553,547$41,200

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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$353,350$105,850
    Kelly AyotteRNH$262,525$51,516
    John BarrassoRWY$159,673$114,233
    Max BaucusDMT$694,257$182,380
    Mark BegichDAK$578,257$33,500
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,346,718$160,850
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$88,216$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$638,655$29,925
    Roy BluntRMO$623,947$377,283
    John BoozmanRAR$115,254$87,280
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,986,935$60,320
    Scott P. BrownRMA$1,409,045$374,809
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,848,871$140,849
    Richard BurrRNC$537,471$215,764
    Maria CantwellDWA$649,511$12,644
    Ben CardinDMD$586,781$51,150
    Tom CarperDDE$275,250$189,480
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,857,013$129,160
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$641,793$241,748
    Daniel CoatsRIN$221,304$77,500
    Tom CoburnROK$97,725$69,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$229,424$45,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$466,280$124,634
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$54,195$5,500
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$668,362$73,500
    Bob CorkerRTN$547,851$445,300
    John CornynRTX$1,145,931$318,473
    Mike CrapoRID$116,450$156,032
    Jim DeMintRSC$285,290$114,555
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,398,584$140,350
    Mike EnziRWY$54,750$67,500
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$585,293$80,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,268,526$48,200
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$4,355,996$449,610
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$721,615$95,211
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$243,572$69,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$808,856$130,933
    Tom HarkinDIA$553,862$83,730
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$452,788$171,233
    Dean HellerRNV$327,248$238,922
    John HoevenRND$97,397$88,900
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$104,331$25,200
    Jim InhofeROK$193,993$101,525
    Dan InouyeDHI$361,160$75,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$642,415$176,650
    Mike JohannsRNE$202,999$137,790
    Ron JohnsonRWI$140,255$79,525
    Tim JohnsonDSD$315,269$347,355
    John F. KerryDMA$573,054$42,700
    Mark KirkRIL$978,125$257,975
    Amy KlobucharDMN$878,580$144,139
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$21,200$31,900
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,494,231$151,749
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$771,340$56,425
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$549,459$25,500
    Mike LeeRUT$117,962$31,050
    Carl LevinDMI$716,787$62,550
    Joe LiebermanICT$42,300$3,400
    Dick LugarRIN$314,030$44,908
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$671,403$129,350
    John McCainRAZ$322,701$62,775
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,146,820$124,268
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$944,126$518,175
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,772,936$139,700
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$608,936$60,250
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$276,741$21,950
    Jerry MoranRKS$204,791$201,884
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$258,597$40,270
    Patty MurrayDWA$847,230$56,555
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$276,593$82,447
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,064,084$102,300
    Rand PaulRKY$157,004$47,000
    Rob PortmanROH$875,343$325,524
    Mark L. PryorDAR$593,837$113,192
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$387,677$169,571
    Harry ReidDNV$2,983,956$234,250
    Jim RischRID$72,050$48,250
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$213,088$206,940
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$617,200$69,900
    Marco RubioRFL$544,729$107,200
    Bernie SandersIVT$98,150$450
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,936,778$195,100
    Jeff SessionsRAL$354,830$92,732
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$664,128$51,658
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$388,650$287,150
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$197,191$56,533
    Debbie StabenowDMI$669,515$185,005
    Jon TesterDMT$1,144,958$351,919
    John ThuneRSD$323,974$181,275
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$648,759$184,166
    Mark UdallDCO$1,246,782$73,641
    Tom UdallDNM$903,394$29,533
    David VitterRLA$544,310$134,000
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,844,971$322,650
    Jim WebbDVA$87,371$-8,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$657,515$27,650
    Roger F. WickerRMS$639,088$218,352
    Ron WydenDOR$553,547$41,200

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$60,041,004
    Real estate agents$6,288,461
    Commercial service unions$427,300
    Small business associations$364,949
    Health & welfare policy$352,909
    Human Rights$45,301
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,038,909
    Mortgage bankers and brokers$1,707,346
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