Bill C-228 (Historical)
An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (student loans)
This bill was last introduced in the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in September 2008.
This bill was previously introduced in the 39th Parliament, 1st Session.
Alexa McDonough NDP
Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)
Introduction and First Reading
(This bill did not become law.)
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
April 26th, 2006 / 3:15 p.m.
Alexa McDonough Halifax, NS
moved for leave to introduce Bill C-228, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (student loans).
Mr. Speaker, I am privileged to introduce this bill to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. As members know, many students struggling with skyrocketing tuitions and shrinking student aid face an additional hardship in recent years in the form of discriminatory treatment with respect to declaring bankruptcy in instances of crippling, crushing debt burdens. This bill simply proposes to remove that discriminatory treatment.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)