S. 1920 (108th): Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2004


Nov 21, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Passed House & Senate on Jan 28, 2004

This bill was passed by Congress on January 28, 2004 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2004
Length: 491 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to extend for 6 months the period for which chapter 12 of title 11 of the United States Code is reenacted.

Summary (CRS)

1/28/2004--Passed House amended.Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 - TitleI - Needs-Based BankruptcySection101 - Amends Federal bankruptcy law to revamp guidelines governing dismissal or conversion of a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 21, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 25, 2003
Passed Senate

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

Jan 28, 2004
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 28, 2004
Text Published

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1920”). 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)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jan 28, 2004 3:50 p.m.
Failed 158/204
Jan 28, 2004 4:32 p.m.
Passed 265/99

Related Bills

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S. 256 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 20, 2005

H.R. 3542 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 20, 2003

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