IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 9, 2019
Mr. Durbin (for himself, Ms. Warren, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Brown, Ms. Harris, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Markey, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Reed, Mr. Sanders, Mrs. Shaheen, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Whitehouse, and Ms. Hassan) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To provide bankruptcy relief for student borrowers.
This Act may be cited as the
Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019.
Exception to discharge
Section 523 of title 11, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a), by striking paragraph (8).
Section 1328(a)(2) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by striking
Effective date; application of amendments
Except as provided in subsection (b), this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act.
Application of amendments
The amendments made by this Act shall apply only with respect to cases commenced under title 11, United States Code, on or after the date of enactment of this Act.