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The full House today passed two ABA-supported bills by voice votes. The bipartisan bills would equalize the SEC registration and de-registration thresholds for savings and loan holding companies (H.R. 1334) and require regulators to conduct a study of Basel III’s effect on mortgage servicing assets (H.R. 1408).

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The full House is scheduled to vote this week on three ABA-advocated bills. The bipartisan bills would equalize the SEC registration and de-registration thresholds for savings and loan holding companies (H.R. 1334), require regulators to conduct a study of Basel III’s effect on mortgage servicing assets (H.R. 1408) and modifying escrow requirements for banks with

Mortgage

ABA strongly supports a set of prudential regulatory standards for nonbank mortgage servicers recently proposed by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Servicers, the association said in a comment letter yesterday.

Mortgage

Noting that the average New York state foreclosure takes more than 900 days—twice the national average—and that foreclosures account for nearly three in 10 civil cases on court dockets, the New York Department of Financial Services today recommended that the state legislature take action to speed up the foreclosure process.

Compliance and Risk

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today issued an interpretive rule intended to help lenders comply with the requirement in its mortgage servicing and high-cost mortgage rules to provide a list — shortly after a borrower applies for a mortgage — of Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved housing counselors nearby.

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