Laws & Guidance HIGHER EDUCATION
1998 Amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965
P.L. 105-244

TITLE IX--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LAWS

PART G--AMENDMENTS TO OTHER STATUTES

SEC. 971. NONDISCHAREABILITY OF CERTAIN CLAIMS FOR EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS PROVIDED TO OBTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION

(a) AMENDMENT- Section 523(a)(8) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by striking `unless--' and all that follows through `(B) excepting such debt' and inserting `unless excepting such debt'.

(b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply only with respect to cases commenced under title 11, United States Code, after the date of enactment of this Act.

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