Summary: H.R.6198 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 111-327 (12/22/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 19, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act of 2010 - Makes technical corrections to federal bankruptcy law, relating to amendments made by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, with respect to: (1) the power of the court; (2) waiver of sovereign immunity; (3) public access to papers; (4) who may be a debtor; (5) penalties for fraudulent or negligent preparation of bankruptcy petitions; (6) debtor reporting requirements; (7) automatic stay; (8) case administration; (9) determination of tax liability; (10) priorities of creditors and claims; (11) debtor's duties; (12) exceptions to a discharge; (13) restrictions on debt relief agencies; (14) property of the estate; (15) abandonment of property of the estate; (16) treatment of certain liens; and (17) conversion or dismissal.

Makes technical corrections to the federal criminal code relating to bankruptcy fraud.

Makes technical corrections to the federal judicial code relating to appeals and to bankruptcy statistics.