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P.L. 109-8, The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

  • This item is from the 109th Congress (2005-2006) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.

S. 256 makes various changes to bankruptcy law, establishes means-testing for determining eligibility for chapter 7 bankruptcy, increases filing fees for both chapter 7 and chapter 11 relief, and authorizes 28 new temporary judgeships and extends 4 existing judgeships.

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