Final Parts Of Calif. Mortgage Overhaul Sent To Gov. Brown

Law360, San Diego (August 31, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT) -- The final portions of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights package, including a bill that would let the state attorney general convene a special grand jury to investigate cases involving financial crime victims in multiple counties, were sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature, the attorney general's office said Thursday.

The entire set of measures, sponsored by the California Attorney General Kamala Harris and set to take effect on Jan. 1, aims to ensure fair lending and borrowing practices for California homeowners. While the governor...
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