When the federal commission studying consumer bankruptcy laws meets next week, members will consider two changes that could make it easier for lenders to collect debts.

The revisions, tightening debtors' rights and tilting in favor of home equity lenders, are intended to generate support among creditors for the National Bankruptcy Review Commission's overall reform effort.

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