New ECF Event for Panel Trustee Certification under BAIA

Release Date: 
Tue, 01/18/2022

A new ECF event has been made available to Trustees to facilitate their compliance with the Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act (BAIA). The BAIA requires Chapter 7 panel trustees to docket a certification of eligibility, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. section 330(e), in order to receive additional compensation for services rendered. The certification applies in Chapter 7 cases filed 1/12/21 through 9/30/21.

Practitioners will notice a variation of the following trustee certification docket text on applicable cases.

Docket Text: Trustee Certification of Services Rendered Under 11 U.S.C. Section 330(e). I rendered the following service in the case and am eligible for payment under 11 U.S.C. Section 330(e): Conducted or filed a document required by rule or statute related to a meeting of creditors required by 11 U.S.C. Section 341. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. (Executed on _____ ). (Related document(s)[] ). Filed by [].