WASHINGTON - Congressional efforts to overhaul the Bankruptcy Code appear to have been knocked off track by a 15-hour filibuster from Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato, R-N.Y.

"If it wasn't for D'Amato's filibuster, it would be done," said Edward L. Yingling, the American Bankers Association's chief lobbyist and a vocal supporter of the bankruptcy bill.

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