National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2023

The National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2023 (H.R. 3315) enacted on December 19, 2023 extends for an additional four years the existing exemption from the means test for qualifying reservists and National Guard debtors who are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days. See 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2)(D)(i). A debtor may only claim the exemption if his/her case is filed while on active duty or while performing a homeland defense activity, or within the 540-day period immediately following the conclusion of active duty or the performance of a homeland defense activity. See 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2)(D)(ii).

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