Public Law 115-72: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act of 2017

By | December 8, 2017
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Seal of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California.

Two bills combined: One provides additional appropriations for disaster relief. The other converts temporary bankruptcy judges in eight states to permanent judges, and appoints new bankruptcy judges in Delaware, Michigan, and Florida.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


House Amended in committee.

Senate Amendment 1106:

House Amendment, adding disaster relief text:


Original sponsor: Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]

Cosponsors: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6], Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10], Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1], Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13], Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6], Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8], Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10], Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]


Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Senate agreed to House Amendment:

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