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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 141


To amend title 11 of the United States Code to dispense with the requirement of providing assurance of payment for utility services under certain circumstances.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2017

Mr. Conyers introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to dispense with the requirement of providing assurance of payment for utility services under certain circumstances.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Amendment.

Section 366 of title 11, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section in a case in which the debtor is an individual, if the debtor pays in the 20-day period beginning on the date of the order for relief debts owed to a utility for service provided during such period and thereafter pays when due debts owed to such utility for service provided during the pendency of the case, then the debtor may not be required to furnish assurance of payment.”.


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