- The Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1983, also known as Public Law#98-353, was signed into law by President Reagan on July 10, 1984.
- Legislation was codified in Section 101 (1) Section 1334 of Title 28
- Actual bill
- Key point of the legislation included:
1. Any debt for child support was made non-dischargeable, whether or not the debtor parent had ever been married to the child’s other parent.