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Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amy Tieperman
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Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017

As previously advised, the Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 and with amendments, passed the House on May 17, 2017. 

On September 27, 2017, the Act passed the Senate by unanimous consent with an additional amendment.  As amended the Bankruptcy Act provides for an extension of temporary office of bankruptcy judges in certain districts, increases the quarterly fee payable to trustees, and clarifies the allowance of discharge to governmental claims from disposition of farm assets.

To view a copy of that Act, as passed by the Senate yesterday, click here.



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