S Amdt 47 - Violent Protestor Amendment - National Key Vote

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Title: Violent Protestor Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 256 that would prevent violent protestors from filing for bankruptcy to avoid paying court-awarded civil damages or criminal penalties.


  • Classifies court ordered fines for civil damages and criminal penalties as non-dischargeable, meaning that these fines must be repaid in full (Sec. 332).