Vote — Jul 29, 2015 2:35 p.m.
Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 20, 2005
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 20, 2005.
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2005
Length: 195 pages
A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
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Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Jan 28, 2004
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 256 — 109th Congress: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s256
“S. 256 — 109th Congress: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s256>
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