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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 453

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1654

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROCEEDINGS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 49-31n of the general statutes be amended to provide that a mortgage lender may not seek attorney's fees for legal services rendered after the third mediation session between the lender and the mortgagor.

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit mortgage lenders from recouping attorney's fees for legal services rendered after the third mediation session.