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TITLE 11–BANKRUPTCY

CHAPTER 12– ADJUSTMENT OF DEBTS OF A FAMILY FARMER
WITH REGULAR ANNUAL INCOME


Sub Chapter II – The Plan

Sec. 1221. Filing of plan

   The debtor shall file a plan not later than 90 days after the order 
for relief under this chapter, except that the court may extend such 
period if the need for an extension is attributable to circumstances for 
which the debtor should not justly be held accountable.

(Added and amended Pub. L. 99-554, title II, Sec. 255, title III, 
Sec. 302(f), Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3109, 3124; Pub. L. 103-65, 
Sec. 2, Aug. 6, 1993, 107 Stat. 311; Pub. L. 105-277, div. C, title I, 
Sec. 149(a), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681-610.)

                         Termination of Section

        For termination of reenactment of this section by section 149(a) 
    of Pub. L. 105-277, see Repeal, Reenactment, and Termination of 
    Chapter note set out under section 1201 of this title.

                          Codification

    Section repealed effective Oct. 1, 1998, by Pub. L. 99-554, title 
III, Sec. 302(f), Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3124, as amended by Pub. L. 
103-65, Sec. 1, Aug. 6, 1993, 107 Stat. 311. Section, as in effect on 
Sept. 30, 1998, reenacted by Pub. L. 105-277, div. C, title I, 
Sec. 149(a), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681-610, for the period beginning 
on Oct. 1, 1998, and ending on Apr. 1, 1999. See Repeal, Reenactment, 
and Termination of Chapter note set out under section 1201 of this 
title.


                               Amendments

    1993--Pub. L. 103-65 substituted ``the need for an extension is 
attributable to circumstances for which the debtor should not justly be 
held accountable'' for ``an extension is substantially justified''.


                    Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

    Section 3 of Pub. L. 103-65 provided that:
    ``(a) Effective Date.--Except as provided in subsection (b), this 
Act [amending this section and provisions set out as a note under 
section 581 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure] and the 
amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the date of the 
enactment of this Act [Aug. 6, 1993].
    ``(b) Application of Amendment Made by Section 2.--The amendment 
made by section 2 [amending this section] shall not apply with respect 
to cases commenced under title 11 of the United States Code before the 
date of the enactment of this Act.''

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 348, 1208 of this title.

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