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13-S0209 on Feb 4, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Federal Reserve Transparency Act
Source: H.R.24&S.209
The Federal Reserve Transparency Act directs:
  • the completion, within 12 months, the audit of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Reserve Banks; with a detailed report of audit findings and conclusions.
  • Audit and report on the loan files of homeowners in foreclosure in 2009 or 2010, required as part of the enforcement actions taken by the Federal Reserve against supervised financial institutions.
  • Prescribes audit contents, including:
    1. the guidance given by the Federal Reserve to independent consultants retained by the supervised financial institutions regarding procedures to be followed in conducting the file reviews,
    2. the factors considered by independent consultants when evaluating loan files and the results obtained pursuant to those reviews, and
    3. the determinations made by such consultants regarding the nature and extent of financial injury sustained by each homeowner as well as the level and type of remediation offered.

    Also see the related House of Representatives bill H.R.24.

      Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Question 20: Stimulus better than market-led recovery Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
    • Topic: Budget & Economy
    • Headline: Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans (Score: -1)
    • Headline 2: Sponsored auditing the Fed & its actions on mortgage loans (Score: -1)

    • Key for participation codes:
    • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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    • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

    Democrats participating in 13-S0209

    Mark Begich s1oAK Democratic Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013

    Republicans participating in 13-S0209

    Kelly Ayotte s1oNH Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    John Barrasso s1oWY Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    John Boozman s1oAR Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Richard Burr s1oNC Republican Sr Senator; previously RepresentativeFeb 4, 2013
    Saxby Chambliss s1oGA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014)Feb 4, 2013
    Tom Coburn s1oOK Republican Jr Senator; previously RepresentativeFeb 4, 2013
    Thad Cochran s1oMS Republican Sr SenatorMay 21, 2014
    Susan Collins s1oME Republican Sr SenatorFeb 11, 2013
    John Cornyn s1oTX Republican Sr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Ted Cruz s1oPOTUS Republican 2016 Primary ChallengerFeb 4, 2013
    Michael Enzi s1oWY Republican Sr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Lindsey Graham s1oSC Republican Sr SenatorJan 7, 2014
    Chuck Grassley s1oIA Republican Sr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Orrin Hatch s1oUT Republican Sr SenatorFeb 7, 2013
    Dean Heller s1oNevada Republican (Resigned 2011)Feb 4, 2013
    Johnny Isakson s1oGA Republican Jr Senator; previously RepresentativeSep 18, 2014
    Mike Lee s1oUT Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Mitch McConnell s1oKY Republican Sr SenatorFeb 7, 2013
    Jerry Moran s1oKansas Republican (until 2010)Dec 11, 2013
    Lisa Murkowski s1oAK Republican Sr SenatorSep 10, 2013
    Rand Paul s2pKY Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Rob Portman s1oOH Republican Jr SenatorOct 29, 2013
    Jim Risch s1oID Former Republican Governor (2006-2007); U.S. SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Pat Roberts s1oKS Republican Sr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Marco Rubio s1oFL Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    Tim Scott s1oSC Republican Senator-AppointeeOct 31, 2013
    Jeff Sessions s1oAL Republican Sr SenatorFeb 25, 2013
    John Thune s1oSD Republican Jr Senator; previously RepresentativeFeb 7, 2013
    Pat Toomey s1oPA Republican Jr SenatorFeb 4, 2013
    David Vitter s1oLA Republican 2015 Gubernatorial candidateFeb 4, 2013

    Independents participating in 13-S0209

    Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

    Democrats: 1
    Republicans: 30
    Independents: 0

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