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Revision of Certain Dollar Amounts in the Bankruptcy Code Prescribed Under Section 104(A) of the Code. Certain dollar amounts in title 11 and title 28, United States Code, are increased.

Federal Register: February 25, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 37)

Revision of Certain Dollar Amounts in the Bankruptcy Code Prescribed Under Section 104 (a) of the Code

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Section 104(a) of title 11, United States Code, provides the mechanism for an automatic 3 year adjustment of dollar amounts in certain sections of titles 11 and 28. Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, Public Law 103394, section 108(e), (1994) as amended by Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, Public Law 1098, section 102(j), (2005) and Public Law 110406, (2008).
The provision states:
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(a) On April 1, 1998, and at each 3 year interval ending April 1 thereafter, each dollar amount in effect under 101(3), 101(18), 101(19A), 101(51D), 109(e), 303(b), 507(a), 522(d), 522(f)(3) and 522(f)(4), 522(n), 522(p), 522(q), 523(a)(2)(C), 541(b), 547(c)(9), 707(b), 1322(d), 1325(b), and 1326(b)(3) and section 1409(b) of title 28 immediately before such April 1 shall be adjusted: (1) to reflect the change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, published by the Department of Labor, for the most recent 3 year period ending immediately before January 1 preceding such April 1, and (2) to round to the nearest $25 the dollar amount that represents such change.
(b) Not later than March 1, 1998, and at each 3 year interval ending on March 1, thereafter, the Judicial Conference of the United States shall publish in the Federal Register the dollar amounts that will become effective on such April 1 under sections 101(3), 101(18), 101(19A), 101(51D), 109(e), 303(b), 507(a), 522(d), 522(f)(3) and 522(f)(4), 522(n), 522(p), 522(q), 523(a)(2)(C), 541(b), 547(c)(9), 707(b), 1322(d), 1325(b), and 1326(b)(3) and section 1409(b) of title 28.
(c) Adjustments made in accordance with subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to cases commenced before the date of such adjustments. Revision of Certain Dollar Amounts in Bankruptcy Code Notice is hereby given that the dollar amounts are increased in the sections in title 11 and title 28, United States Code, as set out in the following chart. These increases do not apply to cases commenced before the effective date of the adjustments, i.e., April 1, 2010. Seven Official Bankruptcy Forms (1, 6C, 6E, 7, 10, 22A and 22C) and two Director’s Forms (200 and 28.3) also will be amended to reflect these adjusted dollar amounts.
Dated: February 19, 2010.
Francis F. Szczebak,
Chief, Bankruptcy Judges Division.
Dollar amount to New (adjusted) be adjusted dollar amount 28 U.S.C. 1409(b)a trustee may commence a proceeding arising in or related to a case to recover
(1)money judgment of or $1,100………… $1,175 property worth less than.
(2)a consumer debt less 16,425………… 17,575 than.
(2)a non consumer debt 10,950………… 11,725 against a non insider less than.
11 U.S.C. 101(3)definition of assisted 164,250……….. 175,750 person.
101(18)(A) & (B)(ii)definition 3,544,525 (each 3,792,650 (each of family farmer. time it appears).
101(19A)(A)(i) & (b)(ii)(II) 1,642,500 (each 1,757,475 (each definition of family fisherman. time it appears). time it appears).
101(51D)(A) & (B)definition of 2,190,000 (each 2,343,300 (each small business debtor. time it appears). time it appears).
109(e)allowable debt limits 336,900 (each time 360,475 (each time for individual filing it appears). it appears). bankruptcy under chapter 13.
1,010,650 (each 1,081,400 (each time it appears).
303(b)minimum aggregate claims needed for the commencement of involuntary chapter 7 or chapter 11 bankruptcy
(1)in paragraph (1)……. 13,475………… 14,425
(2)in paragraph (2)……. 13,475………… 14,425
507(a)priority expenses and claims
(1)in paragraph (4)……. 10,950………… 11,725
(2)in paragraph (5)……. 10,950………… 11,725
(3)in paragraph (6)……. 5,400…………. 5,775
(4)in paragraph (7)……. 2,425…………. 2,600
522(d)value of property exemptions allowed to the debtor
(1)in paragraph (1)……. 20,200………… 21,625
(2)in paragraph (2)……. 3,225…………. 3,450
(3)in paragraph (3)……. 525…………… 550
10,775………… 11,525
(4)in paragraph (4)……. 1,350…………. 1,450
(5)in paragraph (5)……. 1,075…………. 1,150
10,125………… 10,825
(6)in paragraph (6)……. 2,025…………. 2,175
(7)in paragraph (8)……. 10,775………… 11,525
(8)in paragraph (11)(D)… 20,200………… 21,625
522(f)(3)(B)exception to lien 5,475…………. 5,850 avoidance under certain state laws.
522(f)(4)(B)items excluded 550 (each time it 600 (each time it from definition of household appears). appears). goods for lien avoidance purposes.
522(n)maximum aggregate value 1,095,000……… 1,171,650 of assets in individual retirement accounts exempted.
522(p)(1)qualified homestead 136,875……….. 146,450 exemption.
522(q)(1)state homestead 136,875……….. 146,450 exemption.
523(a)(2)(C)exceptions to
discharge

in subclause (i)(I) 550…………… 600 consumer debts, incurred <=90 days before filing owed to a single creditor

in the aggregate.

in subclause (i)(II)cash 825…………… 875 advances incurred <=70 days before filing in the aggregate.

541(b)property of the estate exclusions (1)in paragraph (5)(C) 5,475…………. 5,850 education IRA funds in the aggregate.
(2)in paragraph (6)(C) 5,475…………. 5,850 prepurchased tuition credits in the aggregate.
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547(c)(9) preferences, trustee 5,475…………. 5,850 may not avoid a transfer if, in a case filed by a debtor whose debts are not primarily consumer debts, the aggregate value of property is less than.

707(b)dismissal of a case or conversion to a case under chapter 11 or 13 (means test)
(1)in paragraph 6,575…………. 7,025
(2)(A)(i)(I).
(2)in paragraph 10,950………… 11,725
(2)(A)(i)(II).
(3)in paragraph 1,650…………. 1,775
(2)(A)(ii)(IV).
(4)in paragraph 6,575…………. 7,025
(2)(B)(iv)(I).
(5)in paragraph 10,950………… 11,725
(2)(B)(iv)(II).
(6)in paragraph (5)(B)…. 1,100…………. 1,175
(7)in paragraph 6(C)…… 575…………… 625
(8)in paragraph 7(A)(iii). 575…………… 625

1322(d)(1)(c) & (2)(c)contents 575 (each time it 625 (each time it of chapter 13 plan, monthly appears). appears). income.

1325(b)(3) & (b)(4)chapter 13 575 (each time it 625 (each time it confirmation of plan, appears). appears). disposable income.

1326(b)(3)(B)payments to 25……………. 25 former chapter 7 trustee.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

Francis F. Szczebak, Chief, Bankruptcy Judges Division, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC 20544, telephone (202) 5021900 or by email at Bankruptcy_Judges_Division@ao.uscourts.gov.

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Federal Register: February 25, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 37)

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Revision of Certain Dollar Amounts in the Bankruptcy Code Prescribed Under Section 104(A) of the Code. Certain dollar amounts in title 11 and title 28, United States Code, are increased.

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