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      House Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedMarch 3rd, 2009

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Title

Commission on the Foreclosure and Mortgage Lending Crisis Act

Official Title

To establish the Commission on the Foreclosure and Mortgage Lending Crisis.

Summary

Commission on the Foreclosure and Mortgage Lending Crisis Act - Establishes in the legislative branch the Commission on the Foreclosure and Mortgage Lending Crisis to: (1) study and report to Congress on the current legal and regulatory framework governing the housing mortgage lending markets and how it contributed to the increased foreclosure rate; (2) recommend changes to the current framework to prohibit lending practices that have contributed to the mortgage lending crisis; (3) review the impact of subprime abuses and predatory lending practices; (4) assess the role of states in enacting policies to reduce predatory lending practices and abuses in the subprime markets; (5) assess the impact of mortgage-backed securities and the Federal National Mortgage Corporation (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) upon the mortgage lending crisis; and (6) assess the impact of the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 on the crisis.