THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
Excerpt from Article I, Section 8

The code in this section is prior to the amended amendments of The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
Chick here for the New Bankruptcy Code, as amended.

11 U.S.C. UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 11. BANKRUPTCY

Includes 1998 revisions of the 105th Congress:

  • Religious Liberty and Charitable Donation Protection Act (P.L. 105-183) revisions to Sections 544(b) 546, 548(a), 548(d), 707(b), & 1325(b)(2)(A);
  • Student Loan Non-dischargeability Amendments (Higher Education Amendments of 1998) (P.L. 105-244) revisions to Section 523(a)(8); and
  • Automatic Stay for Government Actions, in Chemical Weapons Convention (in Omnibus Government Spending Bill, Signed October 21, 1998) revisions to Section 362(b).

CHAPTER 1--GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 101. Definitions
§ 102. Rules of construction
§ 103. Applicability of chapters
§ 104. Adjustment of dollar amounts
§ 105. Power of court
§ 106. Waiver of sovereign immunity
§ 107. Public access to papers
§ 108. Extension of time
§ 109. Who may be a debtor
§ 110. Penalty for persons who negligently or fraudulently prepare bankruptcy petitions

[There is no CHAPTER 2]

CHAPTER 3--CASE ADMINISTRATION

SUBCHAPTER I--COMMENCEMENT OF A CASE

§ 301. Voluntary cases
§ 302. Joint cases
§ 303. Involuntary cases
§ 304. Cases ancillary to foreign proceedings
§ 305. Abstention
§ 306. Limited appearance
§ 307. United States trustee

SUBCHAPTER II--OFFICERS

§ 321. Eligibility to serve as trustee
§ 322. Qualification of trustee
§ 323. Role and capacity of trustee
§ 324. Removal of trustee or examiner
§ 325. Effect of vacancy
§ 326. Limitation on compensation of trustee
§ 327. Employment of professional persons
§ 328. Limitation on compensation of professional persons
§ 329. Debtor's transactions with attorneys
§ 330. Compensation of officers
§ 331. Interim compensation

SUBCHAPTER III--ADMINISTRATION

§ 341. Meetings of creditors and equity security holders
§ 342. Notice
§ 343. Examination of the debtor
§ 344. Self-incrimination; immunity
§ 345. Money of estate
§ 346. Special tax provisions
§ 347. Unclaimed property
§ 348. Effect of conversion
§ 349. Effect of dismissal
§ 350. Closing and reopening cases

SUBCHAPTER IV--ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS

§ 361. Adequate protection
§ 362. Automatic stay
§ 363. Use, sale, or lease of property
§ 364. Obtaining credit
§ 365. Executory contracts and unexpired leases
§ 366. Utility service

CHAPTER 5--CREDITORS, THE DEBTOR, AND THE ESTATE

SUBCHAPTER I--CREDITORS AND CLAIMS

§ 501. Filing of proofs of claims or interests
§ 502. Allowance of claims or interests
§ 503. Allowance of administrative expenses
§ 504. Sharing of compensation
§ 505. Determination of tax liability
§ 506. Determination of secured status
§ 507. Priorities
§ 508. Effect of distribution other than under this title
§ 509. Claims of codebtors
§ 510. Subordination

SUBCHAPTER II--DEBTOR'S DUTIES AND BENEFITS

§ 521. Debtor's duties
§ 522. Exemptions
§ 523. Exceptions to discharge
§ 524. Effect of discharge
§ 525. Protection against discriminatory treatment

SUBCHAPTER III--THE ESTATE

§ 541. Property of the estate
§ 542. Turnover of property to the estate
§ 543. Turnover of property by a custodian
§ 544. Trustee as lien creditor and as successor to certain creditors and purchasers
§ 545. Statutory liens
§ 546. Limitations on avoiding powers
§ 547. Preferences
§ 548. Fraudulent transfers and obligations
§ 549. Postpetition transactions
§ 550. Liability of transferee of avoided transfer
§ 551. Automatic preservation of avoided transfer
§ 552. Postpetition effect of security interest
§ 553. Setoff
§ 554. Abandonment of property of the estate
§ 555. Contractual right to liquidate a securities contract
§ 556. Contractual right to liquidate a commodities contract or forward contract
§ 557. Expedited determination of interests in, and abandonment or other disposition of grain assets
§ 558. Defenses of the estate
§ 559. Contractual right to liquidate a repurchase agreement
§ 560. Contractual right to terminate a swap agreement

[There is no CHAPTER 6]

CHAPTER 7--LIQUIDATION

SUBCHAPTER I--OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATION

§ 701. Interim trustee
§ 702. Election of trustee
§ 703. Successor trustee
§ 704. Duties of trustee
§ 705. Creditors' committee
§ 706. Conversion
§ 707. Dismissal

SUBCHAPTER II--COLLECTION, LIQUIDATION, AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE ESTATE

§ 721. Authorization to operate business
§ 722. Redemption
§ 723. Rights of partnership trustee against general partners
§ 724. Treatment of certain liens
§ 725. Disposition of certain property
§ 726. Distribution of property of the estate
§ 727. Discharge
§ 728. Special tax provisions

SUBCHAPTER III--STOCKBROKER LIQUIDATION

§ 741. Definitions for this subchapter
§ 742. Effect of section 362 of this title in this subchapter
§ 743. Notice
§ 744. Executory contracts
§ 745. Treatment of accounts§ 746. Extent of customer claims
§ 747. Subordination of certain customer claims
§ 748. Reduction of securities to money
§ 749. Voidable transfers
§ 750. Distribution of securities
§ 751. Customer name securities
§ 752. Customer property

SUBCHAPTER IV--COMMODITY BROKER LIQUIDATION

§ 761. Definitions for this subchapter
§ 762. Notice to the Commission and right to be heard
§ 763. Treatment of accounts
§ 764. Voidable transfers
§ 765. Customer instructions
§ 766. Treatment of customer property

[There is no CHAPTER 8]

[CHAPTER 9--ADJUSTMENT OF DEBTS OF A MUNICIPALITY OMITTED]

[There is no CHAPTER 10]

CHAPTER 11--REORGANIZATION

SUBCHAPTER I--OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATION

§ 1101. Definitions for this chapter In this chapter--
§ 1102. Creditors' and equity security holders' committees
§ 1103. Powers and duties of committees
§ 1104. Appointment of trustee or examiner
§ 1105. Termination of trustee's appointment
§ 1106. Duties of trustee and examiner
§ 1107. Rights, powers, and duties of debtor in possession
§ 1108. Authorization to operate business
§ 1109. Right to be heard
§ 1110. Aircraft equipment and vessels
§ 1111. Claims and interests
§ 1112. Conversion or dismissal
§ 1113. Rejection of collective bargaining agreements
§ 1114. Payment of insurance benefits to retired employees

SUBCHAPTER II--THE PLAN

§ 1121. Who may file a plan
§ 1122. Classification of claims or interests
§ 1123. Contents of plan
§ 1124. Impairment of claims or interests
§ 1125. Postpetition disclosure and solicitation
§ 1126. Acceptance of plan
§ 1127. Modification of plan
§ 1128. Confirmation hearing
§ 1129. Confirmation of plan

SUBCHAPTER III--POSTCONFIRMATION MATTERS

§ 1141. Effect of confirmation
§ 1142. Implementation of plan
§ 1143. Distribution
§ 1144. Revocation of an order of confirmation
§ 1145. Exemption from securities laws
§ 1146. Special tax provisions

SUBCHAPTER IV--RAILROAD REORGANIZATION §§ 1161-1174 OMITTED

[CHAPTER 12--ADJUSTMENT OF DEBTS OF A FAMILY FARMER WITH REGULAR ANNUAL INCOME--OMITTED--repealed except as to pending cases effective 10-1-98; reenacted for the period beginning on October 1, 1998, and ending on April 1, 1999.]

CHAPTER 13--ADJUSTMENT OF DEBTS OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH REGULAR INCOME

SUBCHAPTER I--OFFICERS, ADMINISTRATION, AND THE ESTATE

§ 1301. Stay of action against codebtor
§ 1302. Trustee
§ 1303. Rights and powers of debtor
§ 1304. Debtor engaged in business
§ 1305. Filing and allowance of postpetition claims
§ 1306. Property of the estate
§ 1307. Conversion or dismissal

SUBCHAPTER II--THE PLAN

§ 1321. Filing of plan
§ 1322. Contents of plan
§ 1323. Modification of plan before confirmation
§ 1324. Confirmation hearing
§ 1325. Confirmation of plan
§ 1326. Payments
§ 1327. Effect of confirmation
§ 1328. Discharge
§ 1329. Modification of plan after confirmation
§ 1330. Revocation of an order of confirmation


FEDERAL RULES OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE

Part I.  Commencement of Case: Proceedings Relating to Petition and Order for Relief
Part II.  Officers and Administration; Notices; Meetings; Examinations; Elections; Attorneys and Accountants
Part III.  Claims and Distribution to Creditors and Equity Interest Holders; Plans
Part IV.  The Debtor: Duties and Benefits
Part V.  Bankruptcy Courts and Clerks
Part VI.  Collection and Liquidation of the Estate
Part VII.  Adversary Proceedings
Part VIII.  Appeals to District Court or Bankruptcy Appellate Panel
Part IX.  General Provisions
Part X.  United States Trustees [Abrogated]


Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
As of September 30, 1996

1000-1   Prohibition of Bias
1001-1   General Scope
1005-1   Petition - Caption
1006-1   Fees
1007-1   Lists, Schedules and Statements
1009-1   Amendments to Petitions, Schedules and Statements
1017-2   Dismissal of Cases
1071-1   Divisions-Bankruptcy Court
1072-1   Places of Holding Court
1073-1   Assignment of Cases
2002-1   Notices to Creditors
2003-1   Meeting of Creditors
2015-1   Interim Reports
2083-1   Scope - Chapter 13 Rules
2083-2   Filing Requirements - Chapter 13
2083-4   Plan - Chapter 13
2083-5   Tax Returns - Chapter 13
2083-6   Objections to Confirmation - Chapter 13
2083-7   Procedure Upon Plan Confirmation - Chapter 13
2083-8   Attorney's Duty of Representation - Chapter 13
2083-9   Service - Chapter 13 Trustee
2083-10  Priority or Secured Claims - Chapter 13
2083-11  Attorneys' Fees - Chapter 13
2090-1   Attorneys - Admission to Practice
3007-1   Claims - Objections
3018-2   Acceptance or Rejection of Plans
4001-1   Automatic Stay - Relief From
4001-2   Cash Collateral - Agreement for Immediate Use
4003-2   Lien Avoidance
4008-1   Reaffirmation
5005-1   Filing Papers
5011-1   Withdrawal of Reference
5095-1   Deposit of Funds in the Registry Account
6004-1   Sales Not in the Ordinary Course of Business
6006-1   Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
6007-1   Abandonment of Property
6008-1   Redemption
7054-1   Costs - Taxation
9004-1   Papers - Caption, Requirements in Form, General
9009-1   Forms
9010-1   Attorneys
9011-1   Attorneys - Ethical Obligations
9013-1   Motion Practice
9022-1   Notice of Judgments or Orders
9027-1   Removal and Remand
9071-1   Stipulations of Counsel


Local Orders of Bankruptcy Procedure
of the United States Bankruptcy Court
for the DISTRICT OF ARIZONA

Order re: Procedures for Confirmation of Plans, Amended or Modified Plans, Moratoriums and Dismissals


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