H. Rept. 115-130 1 (2017-05-17)

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                    115TH CONGRESS                                         REPORT
                       1st Session    HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES             115-130







                               BANKRUPTCY JUDGESHIP ACT OF 2017



                      MAY 17, 2017.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of
                                       the Union and ordered to be printed



                           Mr. GOODLATTE, from the Committee on the Judiciary,
                                          submitted the following


                                             REPORT

                                           [To accompany H.R. 2266]

                      The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill
                    (H.R. 2266) to amend title 28 of the United States Code to author-
                    ize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges; and for other
                    purposes, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon
                    with an amendment and recommends that the bill as amended do
                    pass.

                                                 CONTENTS
                                                                                    Page
                    The A m endm ent  .....................................................................................................  1
                    Purpose and Sum m ary  ...........................................................................................  3
                    Background and Need  for the  Legislation  ............................................................  4
                    H earings ...................................................................................................................  8
                    Com m ittee  Consideration  ........................................................................................  8
                    C om m ittee  V otes  ......................................................................................................  8
                    Com m ittee  Oversight Findings  ...............................................................................  8
                    New Budget Authority and Tax Expenditures ......................................................  8
                    Com m ittee  Cost  Estim ate  .......................................................................................  9
                    Duplication  of Federal Program s  ...........................................................................  9
                    Disclosure  of Directed  Rule  M akings  .....................................................................  9
                    Performance Goals  and  Objectives  .........................................................................  9
                    Advisory on  Earm arks  ............................................................................................ .  9
                    Section-by-Section  Analysis  ...................................................................................  9
                    Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported .....................................  10

                                             The Amendment

                      The amendment is as follows:
                      Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following:

                    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
                      This Act may be cited as the Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017.

                      69-006

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