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H.R.1223: Fairness for Military Homeowners Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Fairness for Military Homeowners Act of 2013 - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to prohibit the absence of a servicemember from his or her principal place of residence due to active-duty military service from preventing such servicemember from refinancing a mortgage on such residence. Makes such prohibition inapplicable to a servicemember who entered into a refinancing on such residence within the past five years.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 2, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.