Congress is working to pass legislation clarifying bankruptcy laws before it adjourns for the year.

Under a scenario approved by members of both houses, the House will take up the bill, H.R. 5116, Tuesday, Oct. 4, on the suspension calendar after making "technical amendments" on the floor. The "technical amendments" are aimed at conforming the house bill to legislation that passed the Senate April 21 as by a 94-0 vote.

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