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  • Latest Action: Jul 11, 2012 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.

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    • Veterans Legislation Advances to Full House | Viterna Law - July 16, 2012 by Tamara - The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ...

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      As noted by Tamara on July 16, 2012, "The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ..." (/url?q=http://viternalaw.net/main/veterans-legislation-advances-full-house/&sa=U&ei=IyYFUOPxGOHK2AX5pKi6BQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNG_CDyQxjN26qS2SaeZImN8SdUbJA)
    • Veterans Legislation Advances to Full House | House Committee on ... - July 12, 2012 by http://veterans.house.gov/ - The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ...

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      As noted by http://veterans.house.gov/ on July 12, 2012, "The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ..." (/url?q=http://veterans.house.gov/press-release/veterans-legislation-advances-to-full-house&sa=U&ei=IyYFUOPxGOHK2AX5pKi6BQ&ved=0CCoQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGluZyPBKrUlmJqI5_tNx-9HzKXPA)
    • Veterans Legislation Advances to Full House | House Committee on ... - July 12, 2012 by http://veterans.house.gov/ - The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ...

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      As noted by http://veterans.house.gov/ on July 12, 2012, "The Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (H.R. 4057), the Military Family Home Protection Act, as amended (H.R. 5747), and the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, ..." (/url?q=http://veterans.house.gov/press-release/veterans-legislation-advances-to-full-house&sa=U&ei=TNYDUN_sPMvy2gX03qisCw&ved=0CDAQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGualljg7C7RAxt0BEYRoKkRi0XAQ)

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    • The Associated Press - July 11, 2012 by KRGV.com - 9:30 a.m. VETERANS AFFAIRS Full Committee Markup of H.R. 5948, H.R. 5747, H.R. 4057. http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/markup-of-pending-legislation Location: 334 Cannon. 10 a.m. AGRICULTURE Committee on Agriculture business Meeting To consider ...

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      As noted by KRGV.com on July 11, 2012, "9:30 a.m. VETERANS AFFAIRS Full Committee Markup of H.R. 5948, H.R. 5747, H.R. 4057. http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/markup-of-pending-legislation Location: 334 Cannon. 10 a.m. AGRICULTURE Committee on Agriculture business Meeting To consider ..." (http://www.krgv.com/news/the-associated-press-175990/)
    • Donnelly amendment will prevent banks from foreclosing on active duty service members - May 18, 2012 by Kokomo Perspective - This amendment is identical to legislation, The Military Home Foreclosure Protection Act, H.R. 5747, that Donnelly helped introduce earlier this week. This bill is endorsed by the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign War, Paralyzed Veterans of ...

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      As noted by Kokomo Perspective on May 18, 2012, "This amendment is identical to legislation, The Military Home Foreclosure Protection Act, H.R. 5747, that Donnelly helped introduce earlier this week. This bill is endorsed by the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign War, Paralyzed Veterans of ..." (http://kokomoperspective.com/news/donnelly-amendment-will-prevent-banks-from-foreclosing-on-active-duty/article_f00e3b02-a121-11e1-841b-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • 2 New Bills Would Bolster Protections Against Foreclosure - May 16, 2012 by site.law360.com - H.R. 5747, introduced by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and nine Democratic cosponsors, would increase protections for service members facing foreclosure, by extending and amending the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which restricts lawsuits against service

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      As noted by site.law360.com on May 16, 2012, "H.R. 5747, introduced by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and nine Democratic cosponsors, would increase protections for service members facing foreclosure, by extending and amending the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which restricts lawsuits against service" (http://www.law360.com/banking/articles/341074/2-new-bills-would-bolster-protections-against-foreclosure)
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