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2009-S386 on May 4, 2009


Source: S.386&HR1748
    An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, and for the recovery of funds lost to these fraud.
  • Amends the federal criminal code to include within the definition of "financial institution" a mortgage lending business or any entity that makes a federally related mortgage loan.
  • Extends the prohibition against making false statements in a mortgage application to employees and agents of a mortgage lending business.
  • Applies the prohibition against defrauding the federal government to fraudulent activities involving the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) or a federal economic stimulus, recovery, or rescue plan.
  • Expands securities fraud provisions to cover fraud involving options and futures in commodities.
  • Authorizes appropriations to the Attorney General, the Postal Service, and HUD, for investigations, prosecutions, and civil proceedings involving federal assistance programs and financial institutions.
  • Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to define "covered criminal activity" as including a criminal conspiracy including economic crime, financial fraud, and mortgage fraud.


  • Topic: Budget & Economy
  • Headline: More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill for more enforcement of mortgage & TARP fraud

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 2009-S386

Evan Bayh s1sIN Former Democratic Senator
Mark Begich s1sAK Democratic Jr Senator
Michael Bennet s1sCO Democratic Jr Senator
Roland Burris s1sIL Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Benjamin Cardin s1sMaryland Democrat
John Conyers s2pMichigan Democrat
Bill Delahunt s1sMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Chris Dodd s1sCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010)
Byron Dorgan s1sND Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Richard Durbin s1sIL Democratic Sr Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand s1sNew York Democrat
Charles Gonzalez s1sTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Tom Harkin s1sIA Democratic Jr Senator
Sheila Jackson Lee s1sTexas Democrat
Ted Kaufman s1sDE Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010)
Amy Klobuchar s1sMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator
Patrick Leahy s2pVT Democratic Sr Senator
Carl Levin s1sMI Democratic Sr Senator
Robert Menendez s1sNew Jersey Democrat
Barbara Mikulski s1sMD Democratic Sr Senator
Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010)
Patty Murray s1sWA Democratic Sr Senator
Mark Pryor s1sAR Democratic Sr Senator
Harry Reid s1sNV Democratic Sr Senator
John Rockefeller s1sWV Democratic Sr Senator
Charles Schumer s1sNY Democratic Sr Senator
Jeanne Shaheen s1sNH Democratic Sr Senator
Brad Sherman s1sCalifornia Democrat
Arlen Specter s1sPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican)
Debbie Stabenow s1sMI Democratic Jr Senator
Tim Walz s1sMinnesota Democrat
Sheldon Whitehouse s1sRI Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general



Republicans participating in 2009-S386

Judy Biggert s1sIllinois Republican
Chuck Grassley s1sIA Republican Sr Senator
Lamar Smith s1sTexas Republican
Olympia Snowe s1sME Republican Sr Senator



Independents participating in 2009-S386

Bernie Sanders s1sVermont Independent



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 32
Republicans: 4
Independents: 1


















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