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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJuly 27th, 2010

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Title

Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to include firearms in the types of property allowable under the alternative provision for exempting property from the estate.

Summary

Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2010 - Amends federal bankruptcy law to permit an individual debtor to exempt from the property of the estate in bankruptcy the debtor's aggregate interest, not to exceed $3,000, in a single rifle, shotgun, or pistol or any combination of them. Declares the date of enactment as the effective date of this Act.