H.R. 5116 (103rd): Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994


Sep 28, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 22, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 22, 1994.


Pub.L. 103-394


Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 6, 1994
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Improved Bankruptcy Administration Title II: Commercial Bankruptcy Issues Title III: Consumer Bankruptcy Issues Title IV: Governmental Bankruptcy Issues Title V: Technical Corrections Title VI: Bankruptcy ... Read more >


Jan 1, 1994
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

Sep 28, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 1994
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 5, 1994
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 6, 1994
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 22, 1994
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5116”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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