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Changes in 1324. Confirmation hearing

Specifies When Confirmation Hearing is to be Held

1324(b) requires that the confirmation hearing be between 20 and 45 days after the 341 meeting.

Text appearing below in blue is the same in H.R.333 and S.420. Text in maroon is only in H.R.333. Text in green is only in S.420.

11 USC 1324. Confirmation hearing

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) and after notice, the court shall hold a hearing on confirmation of the plan. A party in interest may object to confirmation of the plan.

(b) The hearing on confirmation of the plan may be held not earlier than 20 days and not later than 45 days after the date of the meeting of creditors under section 341(a).

This page was last revised: 03/25/01