H.R.5530 - Chapter 12 Extension and Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] (Introduced 10/24/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5530 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, as amended, to extend until July 1, 2001, the reenactment of chapter 12 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code (Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer with Regular Annual Income) (thereby extending family farmer bankruptcy relief).
Introduced in House (10/24/2000)
Makes this Act effective as of July 1, 2000 (the previous expiration date).
Mandates appointments for additional temporary bankruptcy judgeships in designated districts of the following States: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Prohibits filling the first vacancy occurring in such judicial districts five years or more after such appointments if it results from death, retirement, resignation or removal.
Extends temporary bankruptcy judgeship positions authorized for the northern district of Alabama, the eastern district of Tennessee, and the districts of Delaware, Puerto Rico, and South Carolina.