H.R. 3150 (105th): Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1998

Introduced:

Feb 3, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chamber on October 9, 1998s, it was passed in non-identical form and only one chamber approved a conference report to resolve the differences.

Sponsor:

George Gekas

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 1998
Length: 185 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 3, 1998
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 14, 1998
 
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.

Jun 10, 1998
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 23, 1998
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 9, 1998
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

This page is about a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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