S. 2820 (107th): A bill to increase the priority dollar amount for unsecured claims, and for other purposes.


Jul 30, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jean Carnahan

Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2002
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2002--Introduced.Amends Federal bankruptcy law to increase from $4,650 to $13,500 the maximum amount of a claim to recover employee wages and benefits that has priority ranking among unsecured creditor claims.Authorizes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2002

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2820”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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