The House is expected to vote today on a sweeping bill that would make it tougher for consumers with high disposable incomes to eliminate unsecured debts in bankruptcy.

The bill was expected to be cleared Tuesday by the Rules Committee, which spent most of the day taking testimony on the bill. However, debate on 36 amendments had not begun by late afternoon. The committee was expected to clear about a dozen of those proposed changes for consideration by the full House.

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