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  • EnactedDecember 22nd, 2010
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed November 19th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
  • The house Passed September 29th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedSeptember 23rd, 2010

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Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to make technical corrections; and for related purposes.


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.

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