H.R.2057 - To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to the waiver of sovereign immunity by governmental units.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26] (Introduced 05/11/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/13/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic and Commercial Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2057 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/11/1993)
Amends the Federal bankruptcy code to: (1) declare that Federal bankruptcy law applies to all governmental units; and (2) grant bankruptcy courts jurisdiction and injunctive power to apply that law against such units.
Cites circumstances under which a governmental unit may assert sovereign immunity with respect to the claim of a bankrupt estate against it.