Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

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The bill, which was introduced July 30, 2007, hoped to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.[1]


The bill became a law on July 20, 2008.

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House of Representatives Action

The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 3221 on August 4, 2007.


U.S. House of Representatives record vote 301, 110th Congress, Session 2


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Provide a refundable tax credit of up to $7,500 for first-time homebuyers. May 8. (322-94)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Pass a bill providing mortgage relief and allowing a government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. July 23. (272-152)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)



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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 1}}}

Description:

"Prohibit the federal government from purchasing vehicles that fail to meet standards for greenhouse-gas emissions. August 4. (218-196)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house_votes.htm)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 1}}}

Description:

"Approve energy policy changes, including increased efficiency standards for appliances and buildings, and new incentives for alternative fuels. August 4. (241-172)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house_votes.htm)

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See also

References

  1. Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 on [hhttp://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-h3221/show].

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