Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste: The Bankruptcy Amendments in the Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2021

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Trustee (Nashville, TN)

Other than a recluse without any information of current events, we have been made fully aware of the fact that Congress was fashioning a second stimulus/COVID relief bill. The result is the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021; a massive bill with more than 5,300 pages governing a huge expanse of appropriations, federal loans, and aid packages. As Rahm Emanuel once put it, “Never let a good crisis go to waste”; so bankruptcy advocates, hovering in the corners, did not waste the opportunity. On page 2,883 of . . .

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