H.R. 4246: National Guard and Reservist Debt Relief Extension Act of 2015

To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.



Dec 15, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2015.


Pub.L. 114-107


Steve Cohen

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district



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Dec 15, 2015

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Dec 16, 2015
Passed House

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Dec 17, 2015
Passed Senate

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Dec 18, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President

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