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S. 838 - PACE Act of 2017

Finance and financial sector. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to include retrofit loans such as property assessed clean energy loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

PACE Act of 2017

S. 838 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to include retrofit loans such as property assessed clean energy loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to include retrofit loans such as property assessed clean energy loans, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • PACE Act of 2017
  • PACE Act of 2017
  • Protecting Americans from Credit Entanglements Act of 2017
  • Protecting Americans from Credit Entanglements Act of 2017
  • PACE Act of 2017
Sponsor
Tom Cotton
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Consumer credit
  • Energy efficiency and conservation
  • Housing finance and home ownership
  • Property tax
  • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
  • Water use and supply
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/05/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/05/2017
4/05/2017Introduced in Senate
4/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
5/11/2017Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-56.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

4.1 times as much
$13,554,739
$1,956,370
$1,385,924
$791,417
$277,619
$15,436,187
$3,824,552
$5,952,521
$2,356,481
$45,535,810
$2,049,383
$6,497,094
$2,682,534
$11,229,011
17 Organizations Support and 4 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
PACE Act of 2017

17 organizations support this bill

American Bankers Association
Ballentine, James C. (2017, April 5). ABA Letter to Sen. Cotton, re: TILA Standards. Retrieved April 7, 2017, from American Bankers Association.
American Land Title Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Appraisal Institute
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
California Association of Realtors
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
California Bankers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
California Land Title Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Credit Union National Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Financial Services Roundtable
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Housing Policy Council
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Independent Community Bankers of America
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Mortgage Bankers Association
Mortgage Bankers Association (2017, April 6). MBA Statement on the Protecting Americans from Credit Entanglements (PACE) Act. Retrieved April 7, 2017, from Mortgage Bankers Association.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
National Association of Home Builders
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
National Association of Realtors
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
The Realty Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2017, April 24). 4-24-17 Joint Trades Letter in Support for Senate PACE Legislation. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions.

4 organizations oppose this bill

council of development finance agencies
Rittner, Toby (2017, April 18). Re: Opposition to S. 838, the “PACE” Act of 2017. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from Council of Development Finance Agencies.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Gupta, Ashok & Kennedy, Kit (2017, April 10). Congress Should Reject the PACE Act of 2017. Retrieved April 24, 2017, from Natural Resources Defense Council.
Renew Financial
Renew Financial (2017, April 6). Renew Financial Statement on Anti-PACE Bills Introduced in the U.S. Senate & House. Retrieved April 6, 2017, from PR Newswire.
Renovate America
Renovate America (2017, April 6). Statement from Renovate America CEO J.P. McNeill on anti-PACE legislation introduced in Congress. Retrieved April 7, 2017, from PR Newswire.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$262,950$52,400
Tammy BaldwinDWI$164,185$185,349
John BarrassoRWY$151,766$11,400
Michael F. BennetDCO$863,564$619,713
Richard BlumenthalDCT$318,584$113,829
Roy BluntRMO$741,942$99,450
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,041,072$246,412
John BoozmanRAR$288,091$12,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$596,173$202,621
Richard BurrRNC$582,475$62,350
Maria CantwellDWA$191,485$238,704
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$683,395$31,100
Ben CardinDMD$268,543$25,775
Tom CarperDDE$264,574$37,969
Bob CaseyDPA$409,830$63,854
Bill CassidyRLA$448,400$51,026
William Thad CochranRMS$235,114$27,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$230,175$58,197
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$273,650$47,066
Bob CorkerRTN$879,144$40,050
John CornynRTX$736,589$57,550
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$240,252$579,673
Tom CottonRAR$722,780$26,270
Mike CrapoRID$555,820$96,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,000,815$13,650
Steve DainesRMT$460,329$7,250
Joe DonnellyDIN$288,309$79,496
Tammy DuckworthDIL$363,956$405,919
Dick DurbinDIL$205,267$116,761
Mike EnziRWY$119,650$8,200
Joni ErnstRIA$164,722$9,333
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$273,121$55,600
Deb FischerRNE$270,843$23,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$400,327$35,550
Al FrankenDMN$262,355$191,021
Cory GardnerRCO$749,243$55,018
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$816,527$120,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$505,488$62,963
Chuck GrassleyRIA$297,966$158,141
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$338,428$93,968
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$268,966$143,889
Orrin G. HatchRUT$465,149$76,868
Martin HeinrichDNM$125,176$320,843
Heidi HeitkampDND$212,169$32,800
Dean HellerRNV$442,744$69,181
Mazie K. HironoDHI$164,598$67,901
John HoevenRND$154,663$44,000
Jim InhofeROK$135,110$2,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$914,481$33,320
Ron JohnsonRWI$615,115$18,756
Tim KaineDVA$688,741$374,788
John KennedyRLA$201,070$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$108,316$74,170
Amy KlobucharDMN$278,966$58,600
James LankfordROK$367,280$2,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$80,725$43,468
Mike LeeRUT$320,454$13,925
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$242,050$18,800
Ed MarkeyDMA$496,026$457,094
John McCainRAZ$549,920$50,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$403,197$48,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,335,914$75,555
Bob MenéndezDNJ$764,156$76,508
Jeff MerkleyDOR$149,624$185,146
Jerry MoranRKS$327,717$34,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$220,250$62,118
Chris MurphyDCT$416,900$137,616
Patty MurrayDWA$310,222$145,553
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$440,768$110,532
Rand PaulRKY$314,812$6,875
David PerdueRGA$474,795$17,400
Gary C. PetersDMI$645,695$536,572
Rob PortmanROH$1,364,843$187,156
John "Jack" ReedDRI$217,318$38,400
Jim RischRID$131,650$4,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$322,160$30,800
Mike RoundsRSD$363,510$33,050
Marco RubioRFL$805,687$86,943
Bernie SandersIVT$46,270$58,297
Ben SasseRNE$288,388$4,250
Brian SchatzDHI$501,187$357,138
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,671,877$368,529
Tim ScottRSC$833,085$39,750
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$279,168$258,696
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$568,321$30,950
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,651$88,775
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$391,015$20,668
Jon TesterDMT$711,250$311,835
John ThuneRSD$364,348$109,779
Thom TillisRNC$693,086$31,900
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,465,365$106,826
Tom UdallDNM$151,158$198,489
Chris Van HollenDMD$765,500$250,637
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,009,670$138,838
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$423,001$257,081
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$164,347$140,310
Roger F. WickerRMS$165,536$8,000
Ron WydenDOR$530,978$240,508
Todd YoungRIN$624,773$63,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$262,950$52,400
Tammy BaldwinDWI$164,185$185,349
John BarrassoRWY$151,766$11,400
Michael F. BennetDCO$863,564$619,713
Richard BlumenthalDCT$318,584$113,829
Roy BluntRMO$741,942$99,450
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,041,072$246,412
John BoozmanRAR$288,091$12,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$596,173$202,621
Richard BurrRNC$582,475$62,350
Maria CantwellDWA$191,485$238,704
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$683,395$31,100
Ben CardinDMD$268,543$25,775
Tom CarperDDE$264,574$37,969
Bob CaseyDPA$409,830$63,854
Bill CassidyRLA$448,400$51,026
William Thad CochranRMS$235,114$27,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$230,175$58,197
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$273,650$47,066
Bob CorkerRTN$879,144$40,050
John CornynRTX$736,589$57,550
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$240,252$579,673
Tom CottonRAR$722,780$26,270
Mike CrapoRID$555,820$96,000
Ted CruzRTX$1,000,815$13,650
Steve DainesRMT$460,329$7,250
Joe DonnellyDIN$288,309$79,496
Tammy DuckworthDIL$363,956$405,919
Dick DurbinDIL$205,267$116,761
Mike EnziRWY$119,650$8,200
Joni ErnstRIA$164,722$9,333
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$273,121$55,600
Deb FischerRNE$270,843$23,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$400,327$35,550
Al FrankenDMN$262,355$191,021
Cory GardnerRCO$749,243$55,018
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$816,527$120,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$505,488$62,963
Chuck GrassleyRIA$297,966$158,141
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$338,428$93,968
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$268,966$143,889
Orrin G. HatchRUT$465,149$76,868
Martin HeinrichDNM$125,176$320,843
Heidi HeitkampDND$212,169$32,800
Dean HellerRNV$442,744$69,181
Mazie K. HironoDHI$164,598$67,901
John HoevenRND$154,663$44,000
Jim InhofeROK$135,110$2,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$914,481$33,320
Ron JohnsonRWI$615,115$18,756
Tim KaineDVA$688,741$374,788
John KennedyRLA$201,070$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$108,316$74,170
Amy KlobucharDMN$278,966$58,600
James LankfordROK$367,280$2,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$80,725$43,468
Mike LeeRUT$320,454$13,925
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$242,050$18,800
Ed MarkeyDMA$496,026$457,094
John McCainRAZ$549,920$50,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$403,197$48,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,335,914$75,555
Bob MenéndezDNJ$764,156$76,508
Jeff MerkleyDOR$149,624$185,146
Jerry MoranRKS$327,717$34,600
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$220,250$62,118
Chris MurphyDCT$416,900$137,616
Patty MurrayDWA$310,222$145,553
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$440,768$110,532
Rand PaulRKY$314,812$6,875
David PerdueRGA$474,795$17,400
Gary C. PetersDMI$645,695$536,572
Rob PortmanROH$1,364,843$187,156
John "Jack" ReedDRI$217,318$38,400
Jim RischRID$131,650$4,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$322,160$30,800
Mike RoundsRSD$363,510$33,050
Marco RubioRFL$805,687$86,943
Bernie SandersIVT$46,270$58,297
Ben SasseRNE$288,388$4,250
Brian SchatzDHI$501,187$357,138
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,671,877$368,529
Tim ScottRSC$833,085$39,750
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$279,168$258,696
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$568,321$30,950
Debbie StabenowDMI$378,651$88,775
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$391,015$20,668
Jon TesterDMT$711,250$311,835
John ThuneRSD$364,348$109,779
Thom TillisRNC$693,086$31,900
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,465,365$106,826
Tom UdallDNM$151,158$198,489
Chris Van HollenDMD$765,500$250,637
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,009,670$138,838
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$423,001$257,081
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$164,347$140,310
Roger F. WickerRMS$165,536$8,000
Ron WydenDOR$530,978$240,508
Todd YoungRIN$624,773$63,000

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Real estate$15,436,187
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$13,554,739
Real estate agents$5,952,521
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$3,824,552
Residential construction$2,356,481
Mortgage bankers and brokers$1,956,370
Credit unions$1,385,924
Title insurance & title abstract offices$791,417
Other real estate services$277,619

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Financial services & consulting$2,682,534
Alternate energy production & services$2,049,383
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