You are on page 1of 11

Clerk of the House of Representatives Secretary of the Senate

Legislative Resource Center Office of Public Records


B-106 Cannon Building 232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov http://www.senate.gov/lobby
LOBBYING REPORT
ww
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 5) - All Filers Are Required to Complete This Page
1. Registrant Name Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

2. Address Check if different than previously reported


w.
Address1 1331 L STREET, NW Address2
City WASHINGTON State DC Zip Code 20005 - Country USA

3. Principal place of business (if different than line 2)


4
City State Zip Code - Country
clo
4a. Contact Name b. Telephone Number c. E-mail 5. Senate ID#
International Number
Ms. PHYLLIS K. SLESINGER (202) 557-2869 25955-12
7. Client Name Self Check if client is a state or local government or instrumentality 6. House ID#
MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION 310430000
su
TYPE OF REPORT 8. Year 2010 Q1 (1/1 - 3/31) Q2 (4/1 - 6/30) Q3 (7/1-9/30) Q4 (10/1 - 12/31)

9. Check if this filing amends a previously filed version of this report

10. Check if this is a Termination Report Termination Date 11. No Lobbying Issue Activity
re

INCOME OR EXPENSES - YOU MUST complete either Line 12 or Line 13


12. Lobbying 13. Organizations
INCOME relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period EXPENSE relating to lobbying activities for this reporting period
Fr

was: were:
Less than $5,000 Less than $5,000

$5,000 or more $ $5,000 or more $ 714,000.00


au

Provide a good faith estimate, rounded to the nearest $10,000, 14. REPORTING Check box to indicate expense
of all lobbying related income from the client (including all accounting method. See instructions for description of options.
payments to the registrant by any other entity for lobbying
Method A. Reporting amounts using LDA definitions only
activities on behalf of the client).
Method B. Reporting amounts under section 6033(b)(8) of the
Internal Revenue Code
d.

Method C. Reporting amounts under section 162(e) of the Internal


Revenue Code

Signature Digitally Signed By: Phyllis K. Slesinger Date 04/20/2010


or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 1 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant
engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide
information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.
ww
15. General issue area code BAN Banking (one per page)

16. Specific lobbying issues


S. 61, Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009. All provisions. Provides for cramdowns of mortgage principal
balance. Amends title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and
for other purposes.
w.
H.R. 78, Stop Mortgage Fraud Act. All Provisions. Authorizes additional appropriations for the FBI to enhance its (continued)

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None


U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Housing & Urban Development - Dept of (HUD), Justice - Dept of (DOJ), Treasury - Dept of, White House Office,
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
4 clo
su

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First Name Last Name Suffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New
re
Ryan Pace Bradshaw
Leonard Wolfson

John Courson
Fr

Bradford Cheney

Josh Denney

Thomas Koonce
au

Sarah Tinsley Demarest

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 2 of 11
ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area: BAN - Banking
H.R. 78, Stop Mortgage Fraud Act. All Provisions. (continued) ability to more effectively stop mortgage fraud, and for other
purposes.
H.R. 225, Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act. All Provisions. Provides for cramdowns of mortgage principal
balance. Amends title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences,
ww
and for other purposes.
H.J.Res. 38, FY 2009 Continuing Resolution/Omnibus Appropriations Act. HUD/DOJ/Treasury Budget, Mortgage Fraud
provisions.HUD Budget, DOJ Budget, Treasury Budget, Mortgage Fraud, revenue provisions, especially mortgage interest
deduction changes, GSE and FHA Loan limits, mortgage fraud.
H.R. 230, Housing Opportunity and Mortgage Equity Act of 2009. All Provisions. Directs the Federal National Mortgage
Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (the enterprises) to implement a
program to purchase and securitize qualified refinancing mortgages and qualified new mortgages on single-family housing in
accordance with policies and procedures established by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
w.
H.R. 788, To provide a safe harbor for mortgage servicers who engage in specified mortgage loan modifications, and for other
purposes. All provisions. Shields a servicer of pooled residential mortgages acting in compliance with certain fiduciary duties
under the Truth in Lending Act from liability for entering into a loan modification or workout plan in connection with any such
mortgages initiated before January 1, 2012
H.R. 1664, Grayson-Himes Pay for Performance Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends the executive compensation provisions
4
of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to prohibit unreasonable and excessive compensation and compensation
not based on performance standards.
H.R. 1728, Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act. All Provisions. Amends TILA to reform consumer mortgage
clo
practices and provides accountability.
H.R. 1748, Fight Fraud Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends the federal criminal code to include within the definition of
"financial institution" a mortgage lending business or any person or entity that makes, in whole or in part, a federally related
mortgage loan. Defines "mortgage lending business" as an organization that finances or refinances any debt secured by an interest
in real estate, including private mortgage companies and their subsidiaries, and whose activities affect interstate or foreign
commerce.
H.R. 2181, Mortgage Assistance Information and Scam Prevention Act of 2009. All Provisions. To require servicers of
mortgages on single family homes to provide notice to mortgagors of possible eligibility for Federal mortgage assistance.
su
H.R. 2452, Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryback Act. All Provisions. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a five-year
carryback of net operating losses, including the operating losses of life insurance companies, incurred in 2008 and 2009. Denies
such extended loss carryover period to: 1) taxpayers in whom the federal government acquires an equity interest under the
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008; (2) the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal
Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac); and (3) members of certain affiliated groups.
re
H.R. 2666, Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue and Loan Modification Services Fraud Prevention Act of 2009. All Provisions. To
require the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a rulemaking proceeding with respect to mortgage foreclosure rescue and
loan modification services, and for other purposes.
H.R. 2847, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2010. All Provisions. Makes appropriations
for FY2010 for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, for science-related programs, and related agencies.
Fr

H.R. 3126, Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009. All Provisions. Establishes a Consumer Financial Protection
Agency with the authority and accountability to supervise, examine, and enforce consumer financial protection laws.
H.R. 3527, FHA Multifamily Loan Limit Adjustment Act of 2009. All Provisions. Increases the maximum mortgage amount
limitations under the FHA mortgage insurance programs for multifamily housing projects with elevators and for extremely high
cost areas.
H.R. 3996, Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009. All Provisions. Improves financial stability ; provisions regarding risk
au

retention obligations. Provides for financial regulatory reform, to protect consumers and investors
S.566, Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2009. All Provisions. Creates a Financial Product Safety Commission to
provide consumers with stronger protections and better information in connection with consumer financial products and gives
providers of consumer financial productsmore regulatory certainty.
S. 1230, Home Buyer Tax Credit Act of 2009. All Provisions. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a
Federal income tax credit for certain home purchases.
d.

S. 1731, Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2009. All Provisions. Requires certain mortgagees to make loan
modifications, establishes a grant program for State and local government mediation programs, creates databases on
foreclosures and other purposes.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 3 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant
engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide
information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.
ww
15. General issue area code BNK Bankruptcy (one per page)

16. Specific lobbying issues


H.R. 200, Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends title 11 of the United States Code
with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.
H.R. 4173, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. All Provisions. Provides for financial regulatory reform, to
w.
protect consumers and investors, to enhance Federal understanding of insurance issues, regulates over-the-counter derivatives (cont)

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None


U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE
4 clo
su

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First Name Last Name Suffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New
re
Ryan Pace Bradshaw
John Courson

Vicki Vidal
Fr

Josh Denney

Sarah Tinsley Demarest

Stephen O'Connor
au

Ken Markison
Vicki Vidal

Leonard Wolfson

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 4 of 11
ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area: BNK - Bankruptcy
H.R. 4173, Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. All Provisions. (cont) markets, and for other purposes.
S. 61, Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends federal bankruptcy law governing
a Chapter 13 debtor (adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income).
H.R. 2452, Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryback Act. To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 a 5-year carryback of
ww
operating losses, and for other purposes.
w.
4 clo
su
re
Fr
au
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 5 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant
engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide
information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.
ww
15. General issue area code HOU Housing (one per page)

16. Specific lobbying issues


H.R. 3288, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010. All Provisions. Makes
appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year
ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (Bill is now Law)
w.
17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Federal Housing Finance Board (FHFB), Housing & Urban Development - Dept of (HUD),
4 clo
su

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First Name Last Name Suffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New
re
Ryan Pace Bradshaw
John Courson

John Mechem
Fr

Vicki Vidal

Josh Denney

Paul Hilliar
au

Stephen O'Connor
Ken Markison

Leonard Wolfson

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 6 of 11
ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area: HOU - Housing
H.R. 47, Expand & Preserve Home Ownership Through Counseling Act. All Provisions. To establish an Office of Housing
Counseling to carry out & coordinate the responsibilities of HUD regarding counseling on homeownership & rental housing
issues, to make grants to entities for providing such counseling, to launch a national housing counseling advertising campaign, &
for other purposes.
ww
H.R. 78, Stop Mortgage Fraud Act. All Provisions. To authorize additional appropriations for the Federal Bureau of Investigation
to enhance its ability to more effectively stop mortgage fraud, and for other purposes. Authorizes appropriations to the
Department of Justice for FY2009-FY2013 for: (1) the employment of 30 additional agents of the Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI) and two additional prosecutors to coordinate prosecution of mortgage fraud cases with the offices of the
U.S. Attorneys; and (2) the operations of the FBI interagency task forces in the areas with the 15 highest concentrations of
mortgage fraud.
H.R. 200, Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends title 11 of the United States
Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.
w.
H.R. 225, Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act. All Provisions. Amends title 11 of the United States Code
with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes.
H.R. 230, Housing Opportunity and Mortgage Equity Act of 2009. All Provisions. Directs the Federal National Mortgage
Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (the enterprises) to implement a
program to purchase and securitize qualified refinancing mortgages and qualified new mortgages on single-family housing in
4
accordance with policies and procedures established by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
H.R. 787, To make improvements in the Hope for Homeowners Program, and for other purposes. Amends the National Housing
Act to modify requirements under the HOPE for Homeowners Program (Program) regarding borrower certification and liability.
clo
Revises the requirement of certification to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that the mortgagor has not
intentionally defaulted on the existing mortgage or any other debt.
H.R. 1106, Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009. All Provisions. Prevents mortgage foreclosures and enhance
mortgage credit availability.
H.R. 1728, Expand and Preserve Home Ownership Through Counseling Act. All Provisions. Amends the Truth in Lending Act to
reform consumer mortgage practices and provide accountability for such practices, to provide certain minimum standards for
consumer mortgage loans, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1748, Fight Fraud Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends the federal criminal code to include within the definition of
su
"financial institution" a mortgage lending business or any person or entity that makes, in whole or in part, a federally related
mortgage loan. Defines "mortgage lending business" as an organization that finances or refinances any debt secured by an interest
in real estate, including private mortgage companies and their subsidiaries, and whose activities affect interstate or foreign
commerce.
H.R. 2181, Mortgage Assistance Information and Scam Prevention Act of 2009. All Provisions. To require servicers of
re
mortgages on single family homes to provide notice to mortgagors of possible eligibility for Federal mortgage assistance.
H.R. 2666, Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue and Loan Modification Services Fraud Prevention Act of 2009.
H.R. 3139, National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2009. All Provisions. Extends the authorization of the National
Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
H.R. 3146, 21st Century FHA Housing Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends the National Housing Act to declare that the Sec. of
Fr

Housing and Urban Affairs (HUD) is not subject to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 when insuring any mortgage
for a one-family unit in a multifamily project that holds an undivided interest in the common areas and facilities which serve the
project.
H.R. 3527, FHA Multifamily Loan Limit Adjustment Act of 2009. All Provisions. Increases the maximum mortgage amount
limitations under the FHA mortgage insurance programs for multifamily housing projects with elevators and for extremely high
cost areas.
au

S. 1230, Home Buyer Tax Credit Act of 2009. All Provisions. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a
Federal income tax credit for certain home purchases.
S. 1731, Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2009. All Provisions. Requires certain mortgagees to make loan
modifications, establishes a grant program for State and local government mediation programs, creates databases on
foreclosures and other purposes.
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 7 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue HOU - Housing


ww
Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) New

First Last Suffix


Sarah Tinsley Demarest
w.
Bradford Cheney

Thomas Koonce
4 clo
su
re
Fr
au
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 8 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

LOBBYING ACTIVITY. Select as many codes as necessary to reflect the general issue areas in which the registrant
engaged in lobbying on behalf of the client during the reporting period. Using a separate page for each code, provide
information as requested. Add additional page(s) as needed.
ww
15. General issue area code TAX Taxation/Internal Revenue Code (one per page)

16. Specific lobbying issues


H.R. 2847, Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act. All Provisions. Makes appropriations for the Departments of Commerce
and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.
H.R. 225, Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act. All Provisions. Provides for cramdowns of mortgage principal
w.
balance. Amends Title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages (continued)

17. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None


U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S. SENATE, Treasury - Dept of, White House Office
4 clo
su

18. Name of each individual who acted as a lobbyist in this issue area

First Name Last Name Suffix Covered Official Position (if applicable) New
re
John Courson
John Mechem

Ryan Pace Bradshaw


Fr

Josh Denney

Sarah Tinsley Demarest

Ken Markison
au

Thomas Koonce

19. Interest of each foreign entity in the specific issues listed on line 16 above Check if None
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 9 of 11
ADDENDUM for General Lobbying Issue Area: TAX - Taxation/Internal Revenue Code
H.R. 225, Emergency Homeownership and Equity Protection Act. All Provisions. (continued) on principal residences, and for
other purposes.
H.J.Res. 38, FY 2009 Continuing Resolution/Omnibus Appropriations Act. HUD/DOJ/Treasury Budget, Mortgage Fraud
provisions.HUD Budget, DOJ Budget, Treasury Budget, Mortgage Fraud, revenue provisions, especially mortgage interest
ww
deduction changes.
H.R. 230, Housing Opportunity and Mortgage Equity Act of 2009. All Provisions. Directs the Federal National Mortgage
Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (the enterprises) to implement a
program to purchase and securitize qualified refinancing mortgages and qualified new mortgages on single-family housing in
accordance with policies and procedures established by the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
H.R. 1664, Grayson-Himes Pay for Performance Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends the executive compensation provisions
of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to prohibit unreasonable and excessive compensation and compensation
not based on performance standards.
w.
H.R. 2181, Mortgage Assistance Information and Scam Prevention Act of 2009. All Provisions. To require servicers of
mortgages on single family homes to provide notice to mortgagors of possible eligibility for Federal mortgage assistance.
H.R. 2452, Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryback Act. All Provisions. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a five-year
carryback of net operating losses, including the operating losses of life insurance companies, incurred in 2008 and 2009. Denies
such extended loss carryover period to: 1) taxpayers in whom the federal government acquires an equity interest under the
4
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008; (2) the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal
Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac); and (3) members of certain affiliated groups.
H.R. 2666, Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue and Loan Modification Services Fraud Prevention Act of 2009. All Provisions. To
clo
require the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a rulemaking proceeding with respect to mortgage foreclosure rescue and
loan modification services, and for other purposes.
S. 61, Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009. All Provisions. Amends federal bankruptcy law governing
a Chapter 13 debtor (adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income).
S. 1230, Home Buyer Tax Credit Act of 2009. All Provisions. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a
Federal income tax credit for certain home purchases.
su
re
Fr
au
d.
or

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 10 of 11
Registrant MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION Client Name MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

Information Update Page - Complete ONLY where registration information has changed.

20. Client new address


Address
City State Zip Code - Country
ww
21. Client new principal place of business (if different than line 20)
City State Zip Code - Country

22. New General description of client's business or activities

LOBBYIST UPDATE
w.
23. Name of each previously reported individual who is no longer expected to act as a lobbyist for the client
First Name Last Name Suffix First Name Last Name Suffix

1 3
4
2 4

ISSUE UPDATE
clo
24. General lobbying issue that no longer pertains

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS
25. Add the following affiliated organization(s)
su
Internet Address: http://www.mortgagebankers.org/aboutMBA/Governanceandmanagement
Address
Principal Place of Business
Name Street Address
(city and state or country)
City State/Province Zip Country
re
City

State Country

City

State Country
Fr

26. Name of each previously reported organization that is no longer affiliated with the registrant or client
1 2 3

FOREIGN ENTITIES
au

27. Add the following foreign entities


Address Ownership
Principal place of business Amount of contribution
Name Street Address percentage in
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities
City State/Province Country client
d.

City

State Country
%

28. Name of each previously reported foreign entity that no longer owns, or controls, or is affiliated with the registrant, client or affiliated organization

1 3 5
or

2 4 6

Printed Name and Title Phyllis K. Slesinger


g

v6.0.1f Page 11 of 11