Chapter 12 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code: Reorganization of a Family Farmer or Fisherman
Publication Date: August 2005
Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Chapter 12 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code dealing with "family farmer" reorganization, temporarily extended 11 times since its original enactment, is made permanent by enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 109-8. It is amended to include "family fisherman" as well. This report surveys the highlights of this chapter.