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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Feb 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2005
Length: 502 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 20, 2005
To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
2/9/2005--Introduced.Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 - Amends Federal bankruptcy law governing:(1) conversion of bankruptcy petitions;(2) abusive creditor practices;(3) domestic support obligations;(4) consumer protections, including protection of ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 975 (108th).
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 685”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Mar 19, 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 20, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 685 — 109th Congress: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr685
“H.R. 685 — 109th Congress: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr685>
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