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Process - bankruptcy basics article i, section 8, of the united states constitution authorizes congress to enact uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies under this grant of authority, congress enacted the bankruptcy code in 1978. In 2005 congress overhauled bankruptcy law, making it harder for some people to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy.
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