Notice Re: The National Guard & Reservists Debt Relief Act Of 2008 And Amended Official Form 22a, Statement Of Current Monthly Income And Means Test Calculation

Notice Re: The National Guard & Reservists Debt Relief Act Of 2008
And Amended Official Form 22a, Statement Of Current Monthly Income
And Means Test Calculation

 

           On October 20, 2008, the President signed the National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110-438, which provides a temporary exclusion for Reservists and members of the National Guard from means tesing in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases which are commenced in the three year period beginning December 19, 2008. The Judicial Conference has approved an amendment to Official Form 22A which includes a new Part 1C where qualifying debtors can invoke the temporary exclusion from the means test. The amended form will be effective on December 19, 2008, the same time the statute is effective, and can be reviewed by clicking on the hyperlink below.

Form B22A (Amended effective 12/19/08)

Committee Note

 

TIMOTHY McGRATH
Clerk of Court

 

Dated: December 8, 2008