S. 1427 (113th): Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act of 2013


Aug 1, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to clarify the rule allowing discharge as a nonpriority claim of governmental claims arising from the disposition of farm assets under chapter 12 bankruptcies.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2013--Introduced.Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act of 2013 - Amends chapter 12 of federal bankruptcy law (Debt Adjustment of a Family Farmer or Fisherman with Regular Annual Income) with respect to ... Read more >

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Aug 1, 2013

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Sep 10, 2013
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1427”). 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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S. 194 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 2015

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