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H.R.1779: Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about housing and community development
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Sponsor Stephen Fincher, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 114 (23 Democrats, 91 Republicans)
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2013 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured homes who does not for compensation or gain take residential mortgage loan applications, for compensation or gain offer or negotiate terms of a residential mortgage loan, or advise a consumer on loan terms (including rates, fees, and other costs).

Excludes from the meaning of "mortgage originator," instead, any retailer of manufactured or modular homes or its employees unless the retailer or its employees receive compensation or gain for engaging in certain activities in excess of any compensation or gain received in a comparable cash transaction.

Amends the Truth in Lending Act to revise the definition of "high cost mortgage."

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
May 22, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.