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H.R.3221 Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 30, 2008 Became Public Law No: 110-289.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 26, 2008, with a roll call of 72 ayes, 13 nays, and 15 not voting.

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  • 52% of users oppose H.R.3221

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  • H.R.3221 has been viewed 129,831 times

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    • On April 08, 2008, by Anonymous - The bill should have transportation alternatives like incentives for the car that runs on compressed air. They have them in France. They work fine.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 08, 2008, "The bill should have transportation alternatives like incentives for the car that runs on compressed air. They have them in France. They work fine."
    • On March 19, 2008, by Sparhawk2k - Tied vote 3-3 here on OC but no comments... Anybody have anything to say on this one? I'm for energy independence and such but long bills like this make me nervous. I'm never sure how they're going to live up to their titles.

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      As noted by Sparhawk2k, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 19, 2008, "Tied vote 3-3 here on OC but no comments... Anybody have anything to say on this one? I'm for energy independence and such but long bills like this make me nervous. I'm never sure how they're going to live up to their titles."
    • On July 08, 2008, by Anonymous - How many congressioanl districts are you voting in?

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 08, 2008, "How many congressioanl districts are you voting in?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.3221: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act ... - OpenCongress - October 13, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot

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      As noted by opencongress.org on October 13, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h3221/show&sa=U&ei=COleT_D_MurC2wXGy4ymCA&ved=0CCoQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHjId62zmuiSrV2q0X2mI0iOvxP1g)
    • H.R.3221: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act ... - OpenCongress - October 13, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot

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      As noted by opencongress.org on October 13, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h3221/show&sa=U&ei=QT5eT5H_JZK-2AXou7D8Dg&ved=0CCoQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFaKTz8Ucl0KGPCctEzwd8uw8VFLQ)
    • H.R.3221: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act ... - OpenCongress - October 13, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot

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      As noted by opencongress.org on October 13, 2011, "All Bill Titles. Short: Job Creation and Energy Efficiency Act as introduced. Official: To authorize the Secretary of Energy to provide loan guarantees for energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings. as introduced. Overview · Actions & Vot" (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h3221/show&sa=U&ei=Y5ldT7bXGcmr2AW68Yz3Dg&ved=0CCoQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGNmD3IiSbe7RkWRN_OVH0Lh6c3MA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • MSNBC's O'Donnell, Wash. Post's ElBoghdady reported only Bush ... - December 18, 2008 by Media Matters for America, DC - Unlike the Administration's recent administrative efforts to broaden FHA eligibility, HR 3221 is overly burdensome and prescriptive. ...

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      As noted by Media Matters for America, DC on December 18, 2008, "Unlike the Administration's recent administrative efforts to broaden FHA eligibility, HR 3221 is overly burdensome and prescriptive. ..." (http://mediamatters.org/items/200812190009?f=h_latest)
    • Your View — Support emergency grants for homeless students - December 05, 2008 by Mankato Free Press, MN - Congress has recently passed HR 3221, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. This legislation contains many measures to respond to the current ...

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      As noted by Mankato Free Press, MN on December 05, 2008, "Congress has recently passed HR 3221, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. This legislation contains many measures to respond to the current ..." (http://www.mankatofreepress.com/letters/local_story_342005119.html)
    • Community Reinvestment Act - November 18, 2008 by The Ledger, FL - In 2007, HR 3221 was introduced in the Democratic-controlled Congress and did become Public Law 110-140, and this did achieve supervisory and regulatory ...

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      As noted by The Ledger, FL on November 18, 2008, "In 2007, HR 3221 was introduced in the Democratic-controlled Congress and did become Public Law 110-140, and this did achieve supervisory and regulatory ..." (http://www.theledger.com/article/20081119/NEWS/811190297?Title=Community_Reinvestment_Act)
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