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Rep. Luetkemeyer Introduces Bill to Exempt Certain Higher-Risk Mortgages from Property Appraisal Requirements

July 22, 2014

by MERLY LAPIG Targeted News Service

WASHINGTON, July 22 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5148) to "amend the Truth in Lending Act to exempt certain higher-risk mortgages from property appraisal requirements and to exempt individuals from penalties for failure to report certain appraisers, and to amend the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 to exempt certain higher-risk mortgages from property appraisal requirements."

The bill was introduced on July 17.

The legislation was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

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