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House Proceeding 02-26-09 on Feb 26th, 2009 :: 0:01:00 to 0:02:30
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John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: michigan, mr. conyers, and the gentleman from texas, mr. smith, each will control 15 minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from michigan, mr. conyers. mr. conyers: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. and i yield myself such time as i may consume. the chair: without objection, so ordered.

John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: mr. conyers: house, this very important legislation anomaly in the bankruptcy code which prohibits judicial modifications of principal residence even though every other class of asset from send

John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: homes to yacht, airplanes, investment properties, family farm, hotels, and even office buildings is eligible for such treatment. i believe that this proposal represents a critical step that we can take to not only protect hardworking and honest americans

John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: struggling to keep their homes in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime cycle of economic calamity, but to limit the downward cycle of foreclosures that are now damaging our neighborhoods while at the same time protecting

John Jr.Conyers

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John Jr.Conyers: financial intermediaries and ensuring that judicial modification is considered only after every reasonable effort has been taken to achieve

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