HR 1587

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1587

To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2011

Mr. CONYERS (for himself, Mr. NADLER, Mr. COHEN, and Mr. MILLER of North Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITION.

SEC. 3. ELIGIBILITY FOR RELIEF.

SEC. 4. PROHIBITING CLAIMS ARISING FROM VIOLATIONS OF THE TRUTH IN LENDING ACT.

SEC. 5. AUTHORITY TO MODIFY CERTAIN MORTGAGES.

SEC. 6. COMBATING EXCESSIVE FEES.

SEC. 7. CONFIRMATION OF PLAN.

SEC. 8. DISCHARGE.

SEC. 9. STANDING TRUSTEE FEES.

SEC. 10. EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION OF AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 11. GAO STUDY.

SEC. 12. REPORT TO CONGRESS.

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