The House Judiciary Committee adopted a bankruptcy reform bill Thursday, but it was forced to accept several pro-consumer provisions to ensure passage.

The 18-to-10 vote ended three days of partisan bickering over the legislation, which would create the so-called needs-based bankruptcy system advocated by lenders for the past two years.

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