To amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges, and for other purposes.
Jul 23, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 26, 1992
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 26, 1992.
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Last Updated: Aug 26, 1992
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H.R. 5688 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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