106th Congress

House Resolutions

June 26, 2000
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. (Engrossed in House
June 22, 2000
H.R. 4718 To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. (Introduced in the House)
January 24, 2000
To amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize programs of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.
November 1, 1999
An Updated Analysis of the Consumer Bankruptcy Provisions of H.R. 833 Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1999, As passed by the House of Representatives
September 24, 1999
To extend for 6 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
September 24, 1999
To extend for 6 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
September 24, 1999
To extend for 6 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
April 27, 1999
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to permit all debtors to exempt certain payments receivable on account of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, or gender, and for other purposes.
April 27, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the distribution of any negotiable check or other instrument with any solicitation to a consumer by a creditor to open an account under any consumer credit plan or to engage in any other credit transaction which is subject to such Act, and for other purposes.
April 14, 1999
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to include the earned income credit in property that the debtor may elect to exempt from the estate. (Introduced in House)
March 25, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to expand protections for consumers by adjusting statutory exemptions and civil penalties to reflect inflation, to eliminate the Rule of 78s accounting for interest rebates in consumer credit transactions, and for other purposes.
March 25, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, to limit the value of certain real and personal property that an individual debtor may elect to exempt under State or local law\; to make nondischargeable consumer debts for luxury goods and services acquired in the 90-day period ending on the date a case is commenced under such title\; and to permit parties in interest to request the dismissal of cases under chapter 7 of such title.
March 24, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to protect consumers from certain unreasonable practices of creditors which result in higher fees or rates of interest for credit cardholders, and for other purposes.
March 23, 1999
Dear Representative Nadler: Thank you for your letter of March 4, 1999, to the President regarding bankruptcy reform. He has asked me to respond on his behalf. The President appreciates your kind words about the role that he and the First Lady played during last year’s debate on bankruptcy reform. He also appreciates your continued dedication to this issue.
March 17, 1999
To revise the banking and bankruptcy insolvency laws with respect to the termination and netting of financial contracts, and for other purposes.
March 17, 1999
To revise the banking and bankruptcy insolvency laws with respect to the termination and netting of financial contracts, and for other purposes.
March 17, 1999
To revise the banking and bankruptcy insolvency laws with respect to the termination and netting of financial contracts, and for other purposes.
March 16, 1999
To increase the availability and choice of quality health care.
March 2, 1999
H.R. 900--Consumer Credit Card Protection Amendments of 1999 March 2, 1999 Section-by-section summary Sponsor: Rep. John LaFalce
March 2, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to enhance consumer disclosures regarding credit card terms and charges, to restrict issuance of credit cards to students, to expand protections in connection with unsolicited credit cards and third-party checks and to protect consumers from unreasonable practices that result in unnecessary credit costs or loss of credit, and for other purposes.
February 24, 1999
Committee on the Judiciary Hearing Testimony Presented to Subcommittee on Commercial & Administrative Law Jurisdiction Oversight Plan
February 24, 1999
Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) Click here to email Congressman Boucher 'The typical American family pays a hidden tax of $550 each year because of increased charges for credit and higher prices for goods and services attributed to bankruptcies of mere convenience.
February 24, 1999
To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
February 23, 1999
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
February 23, 1999
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
February 23, 1999
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
February 23, 1999
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
February 23, 1999
To extend for 3 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.
February 12, 1999
To make chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, permanent, and for other purposes.
February 11, 1999
To extend for 6 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted. (Introduced in House)
February 8, 1999
To amend section 101 of title 11 of the United States Code to modify the definition of single asset real estate and to make technical corrections.
February 2, 1999
To provide new patient protections under group health plans.
February 2, 1999
To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes.
February 2, 1999
To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes.
February 2, 1999
To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes.
February 2, 1999
To reduce waste, fraud, and error in Government programs by making improvements with respect to Federal management and debt collection practices, Federal payment systems, Federal benefit programs, and for other purposes.
January 25, 1999
First Means-testing Bill of New Congress Introduced in House
January 19, 1999
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to modify the application of chapter 7 relating to liquidation cases. (Introduced in House)
January 6, 1999
To enhance competition between airlines and reduce airfares, and for other purposes.
January 6, 1999
To provide for the retirement of all Americans.
January 6, 1999
To enhance competition in the financial services industry by providing a prudential framework for the affiliation of banks, securities firms, and other financial service providers, and for other purposes.

Senate - Introduced Bills

July 12, 2000
To amend title 11, United States Code, to exclude personally identifiable information from the assets of a debtor in bankruptcy.
November 2, 1999
Statement Of The American Bankruptcy Institute Before A Joint Hearing Of The House Subcommittee On Commercial And Administrative Law And The Senate Subcommittee On Administrative Oversight And The Courts On Bankruptcy Judgeship Needs
October 29, 1999
To provide for the appointment of additional temporary bankruptcy judges, and for other purposes.
September 29, 1999
Mr. GEKAS. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 2942) to extend for 6 additional months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted, as amended.
September 21, 1999
To reenact chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
September 21, 1999
To reenact chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
September 21, 1999
To reenact chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
September 21, 1999
The PRESIDING OFFICER. The time between now and 5:30 is equally divided between the Senator from Utah and the Senator from New Jersey. Mr. HATCH. Mr. President, this bill is a bipartisan bill, drafted jointly by Senators Grassley and Torricelli. This legislation has been developed in a fair and inclusive manner.
June 17, 1999
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish additional provisions to combat waste, fraud, and abuse within the medicare program, and for other purposes.
June 14, 1999
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.
May 11, 1999
The Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill (S. 625) to amend title 11, of the United States Code, to provide for reform of the bankruptcy laws, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon, with amendments, and recommends that the bill, as amended, do pass.
May 4, 1999
To amend certain banking and securities laws with respect to financial contracts.
May 3, 1999
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE\; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) Short Title: This Act may be cited as the `Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1999'. (b) Table of Contents: The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
May 3, 1999
STATEMENTS ON INTRODUCED BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS (Senate - May 3, 1999) As Reported Online at http://www.thomas.gov Posted by the Amerian Bankruptcy Institute CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY REFORM ACT OF 1999
April 20, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, to provide for health care and employee benefits, and for other purposes. (Introduced in Senate)
April 20, 1999
Mr. President, I rise today to introduce legislation that would modify our bankruptcy laws to deal with bankruptcies in the health care sector.
April 13, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to enhance consumer disclosures regarding credit card terms and charges, to restrict issuance of credit cards to students, to expand protections in connection with unsolicited credit cards and third-party checks, and to protect consumers from unreasonable practices that result in unnecessary credit costs or loss of credit, and for other purposes.
March 25, 1999
To combat nursing home fraud and abuse, increase protections for victims of telemarketing fraud, enhance safeguards for pension plans and health care benefit programs, and enhance penalties for crimes against seniors, and for other purposes.
March 23, 1999
Mr. President, today I am introducing a bill to make reorganization under Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code applicable to family fishermen. In brief, the bill would allow family fishermen the opportunity to apply for the protections of reorganization in bankruptcy and provide to them the same protections and terms as those granted the family farmer who enters bankruptcy.
March 23, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, to provide for family fishermen, and to make chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, permanent.
March 17, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide for enhanced information regarding credit card balance payment terms and conditions, and to provide for enhanced reporting of credit card solicitations to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and to Congress, and for other purposes.
March 16, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
March 16, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, and for other purposes.
March 11, 1999
To amend title 11, United States Code, to limit the value of certain real and personal property that a debtor may elect to exempt under State or local law, and for other purposes.
March 11, 1999
S. 586. A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to limit the value of certain real property that a debtor may elect to exempt under State or local law, and for other purposes to the Committee on the Judiciary.
February 25, 1999
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to protect consumers from certain unreasonable practices of creditors which result in higher fees or rates of interest for credit cardholders, and for other purposes.
February 24, 1999
To amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges for the judicial district of Maryland. (Introduced in Senate)
February 24, 1999
Mr. President, I rise today on behalf of myself and my colleague from Maryland, Senator Mikulski, to introduce legislation that is absolutely critical to the administration of justice and the economy in our State of Maryland.
January 21, 1999
To improve pay and retirement equity for members of the Armed Forces\; and for other purposes.
January 20, 1999
To make chapter 12 of title 11, United States Code, permanent, and for other purposes.
January 20, 1999
To combat waste, fraud, and abuse in payments for home health services provided under the Medicare program, and to improve the quality of those home health services.
January 19, 1999
To improve options for excellence in education.