H.R. 4687 (99th): A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code, relating to bankruptcy, to prevent discharge of administratively ordered support obligations.


Apr 24, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Hyde

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

4/24/1986--Introduced.Amends Federal bankruptcy provisions to prevent the discharge of any order, rule, or determination made pursuant to a State administrative process for obtaining and enforcing child or spousal support orders. Read more >

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Apr 24, 1986

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S. 1889 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 11, 1986

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