Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001
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Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001 hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, February 8, 2001. by

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  • Bankruptcy -- United States.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 107-195
LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8 2001f
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597851M
ISBN 100160667356
LC Control Number2002320475

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The Bankruptcy Reform Act established limits for high-income Chapter 7 filers, and established minimum payments for some Chapter 13 plans. It also mandated credit counseling, and financial management courses, for bankruptcy debtors, and significantly expanded the paperwork and documentation requirements for filing bankruptcy. Bankruptcy Reform Act of (Reform Act) in April of that year, there was concern that the new law would make it more difficult to file and provide less protection than the old law. As a consequence, there was a 30 percent increase in filings in over the prior year, mostly from late spring through the summer and early fall of , with most. A: The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of , a major reform of the bankruptcy system, was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bush in April Bankruptcy was reformed in a number of ways, including tighter eligibility requirements.   While possible enactment of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of might also have been a factor in spiking bankruptcy filings earlier in the year, local economists say the nation's economic slowdown.

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