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Calendar No. 143

116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1988


To clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 10, 2019

Received; read twice and placed on the calendar


AN ACT

To clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans.

(a) Ginnie mae.—Paragraph (1) of section 306(g) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1721(g)(1)) is amended by striking the second sentence (as added by section 309(b) of Public Law 115–174).

(b) Veterans loans.—Section 3709 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (c) and inserting the following:

“(c) Loan seasoning.—Except as provided in subsection (d) and notwithstanding section 3703 of this title or any other provision of law, a loan to a veteran for a purpose specified in section 3710 of this title that is a refinance may not be guaranteed or insured under this chapter until the date that is the later of—

“(1) the date on which the borrower has made at least six consecutive monthly payments on the loan being refinanced; and

“(2) the date that is 210 days after the first payment due date of the loan being refinanced.”.

(c) Rule of construction.—Nothing in this Act may be construed to restrict or otherwise modify the authorities of the Government National Mortgage Association.

Passed the House of Representatives July 9, 2019.

Attest:
Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk  


Calendar No. 143

116th CONGRESS
     1st Session
H. R. 1988

AN ACT
To clarify seasoning requirements for certain refinanced mortgage loans, and for other purposes.

July 10, 2019
Received; read twice and placed on the calendar