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H.R.940 United States Covered Bond Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 31, 2012 Committee on Ways and Means discharged.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services - Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises

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    • Two Months After: 2012 Capitol Hill Visit | CCIM Institute - June 16, 2012 by agerardi - We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ...

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      As noted by agerardi on June 16, 2012, "We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccim.com/newscenter/194791/2012/06/15/two-months-after-2012-capitol-hill-visit&sa=U&ei=cELkT_LkCOXY0QHPgdGVCg&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEOXNgNKkP1XDJSbpYpU0B24gfJ3g)
    • Two Months After: 2012 Capitol Hill Visit | CCIM Institute - June 16, 2012 by agerardi - We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ...

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      As noted by agerardi on June 16, 2012, "We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccim.com/newscenter/194791/2012/06/15/two-months-after-2012-capitol-hill-visit&sa=U&ei=SarhT9DYOce62gXkg6WqCw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEURhucGEBZjfZWOKNhHJmRnUcm4g)
    • Two Months After: 2012 Capitol Hill Visit | CCIM Institute - June 16, 2012 by agerardi - We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ...

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      As noted by agerardi on June 16, 2012, "We advocated for support of H.R. 940 and S. 1835 during our Capitol Hill visit to open up lending options in the United States. There have been no new co-sponsors of either bill in Congress for covered bonds; however, the ..." (/url?q=http://www.ccim.com/newscenter/194791/2012/06/15/two-months-after-2012-capitol-hill-visit&sa=U&ei=303gT9f-Haf-2QW2u6mGCg&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHKuR6bNe8yj2ZVYZdo9L2RZ4aWzw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • US covered bond conundrums - March 22, 2011 by FT Alphaville (blog) - In the US, HR 940 actually would allow multiple asset types to be eligible as covered bond collateral, but each cover pool is restricted to a single asset type. So mortgage loans can't be in the same cover pool as small business loans, which can't

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      As noted by FT Alphaville (blog) on March 22, 2011, " In the US, HR 940 actually would allow multiple asset types to be eligible as covered bond collateral, but each cover pool is restricted to a single asset type. So mortgage loans can't be in the same cover pool as small business loans, which can't" (http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2011/03/23/521856/us-covered-bond-conundrums/)
    • Financial services - March 14, 2011 by Lexology (registration) - On March 8, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Chairman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Ranking Member Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced the United States Covered Bond Act of 2011 (HR 940). ...

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on March 14, 2011, " On March 8, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Chairman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Ranking Member Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced the United States Covered Bond Act of 2011 (HR 940). ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=1712523a-7fbf-4801-ac7c-57815cbf36b4)
    • - March 12, 2011 by The State Column (blog) - ... shared policy goals “Today, we are here to examine legislative proposals to establish a covered bond market in the US On Tuesday, my good friend, the gentlewoman from New York, Ms. Maloney, and I introduced HR 940, the US Covered Bond Act of 2011. .

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      As noted by The State Column (blog) on March 12, 2011, " ... shared policy goals “Today, we are here to examine legislative proposals to establish a covered bond market in the US On Tuesday, my good friend, the gentlewoman from New York, Ms. Maloney, and I introduced HR 940, the US Covered Bond Act of 2011. ." (http://www.thestatecolumn.com/state_politics/new-jersey/rep-garrett-covered-bonds-will-help-private-investment-return-to-capital-markets/)
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