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      Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 14th, 2013

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Title

Prompt Notification of Short Sales Act

Official Title

A bill to require the lender or servicer of a home mortgage, upon a request by the homeowner for a short sale, to make a prompt decision whether to allow the sale.

Summary

Prompt Notification of Short Sales Act - Requires each servicer of a home mortgage to provide in writing to a mortgagor of a residential mortgage loan specified prompt notifications and decisions regarding a written request of the mortgagor for a short sale of the dwelling or residential real property that is subject to the mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest securing the mortgage loan. Authorizes an aggrieved individual to bring a civil action for equitable relief and a monetary award of $1,000 for any violation of this Act. Declares this Act inapplicable to certain residential mortgages entered into before its enactment whose mortgage agreements explicitly provide a procedure or terms for a short sale approval

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