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Chuck Rangel on Budget & Economy

Dem./Lib./Working-Families Representative (NY-15)


Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules.

Vote to pass the bill that would require debtors who are able to pay back $10,000 or 25 percent of their debts over five years to file under Chapter 13, rather then seeking to discharge their debts under Chapter 7. Chapter 13, calls for a reorganization of debts under a repayment plan. A Debtor would be restricted, in this bill, to a total exemption of $125,000 in home equity for residences bought within 40 months of a bankruptcy filing. The bill also would establish permanent and retroactive Chapter 12 bankruptcy relief for farmers.
Reference: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act; Bill S 1920 ; vote number 2004-10 on Jan 28, 2004

Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace.

Rangel adopted the CBC principles:

Source: Congressional Black Caucus press release 01-CBC10 on Jan 6, 2001

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