BANKRUPTCY AMENDMENTS: A LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE BANKRUPTCY JUDGES, UNITED STATES TRUSTEES, AND FAMILY FARMER BANKRUPTCY ACT OF 1986
Item #: 1098
Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, COMMERCIAL LAW, LEGISLATIVE HISTORY
The 1986 Act was significant because it 1) established anationwide United States Trustee system to replace theexperimental pilot program introduced by the 1978 Reform Act2) added a new chapter to the Code specially designed toprovide needed financial relief for distressed familyfarmers 3)authorized the appointment of 52 additional bank-ruptcy judges to deal with the growing number of bankruptcycases and 4) made many other miscellaneous substantive andtechnical changes to the Bankruptcy Code and to Title 28 ofthe U.S. Code.William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 1991
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