President Signs Disaster Relief Package, Bankruptcy Judgeship Bill into Law - ABI

The second part contains the Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 that:
• Extends the temporary judgeships by 5 years in certain districts;
• Amends chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code;
• - Increases the quarterly fee payable to the U.S. trustee by chapter 11 (reorganization) debtors whose disbursements equal or exceed $1 million in a fiscal year unless the balance in the U.S. Trustee System Fund exceeds $200 million.

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