Issue: H.R. 839 The HAMP [Home Affordable Modification Program] Termination Act of 2011.
Results: Passed in House, 252 to 170, 1 present, 9 not voting. Democrats scored.
Bill Summary: Terminates the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to provide new mortgage modification assistance under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
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Analysis: HAMP is part of the Making Home Affordable Program, which was created by the Financial Stability Act of 2009. The federal government has no constitutional authority to impose standard loan modification guidelines.
Give credit to those 18 Democrats who supported this Republican posturing vote.
We have assigned (good vote) to the Ayes and (bad vote) to the Noes. (P = voted present; ? = not voting; blank = not listed on roll call.)