H.R.5540 - Chapter 12 Extension and Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Nick [R-MI-7] (Introduced 10/25/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/01/2000 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5540 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Chapter 12 Extension and Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2000 - Amends the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, as amended, to extend until June 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).
Passed House amended (10/31/2000)
Makes this amendment effective as of July 1, 2000 (the previous expiration date).
Amends the Federal judicial code to mandate appointments for additional temporary bankruptcy judgeships in California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, and Virginia. Provides that the first vacancy occurring in such district five years or more after a judge is appointed under this Act shall not be filled.
Extends temporary bankruptcy judgeship positions authorized for the northern district of Alabama, and the districts of Delaware, Puerto Rico, and South Carolina, and the eastern district of Tennessee.