11 U.S.C. § 104 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 11. Bankruptcy § 104. Adjustment of dollar amounts

(a)  On April 1, 1998, and at each 3-year interval ending on April 1 thereafter, each dollar amount in effect under sections 101(3) , 101(18) , 101(19A) , 101(51D) , 109(e) , 303(b) , 507(a) , 522(d) , 522(f)(3) and 522(f)(4) , 522(n) , 522(p) , 522(q) , 523(a)(2)(C) , 541(b) , 547(c)(9) , 707(b) , 1322(d) , 1325(b) , and 1326(b)(3) of this title and section 1409(b) of title 28 immediately before such April 1 shall be adjusted--

(1)  to reflect the change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, published by the Department of Labor, for the most recent 3-year period ending immediately before January 1 preceding such April 1, and

(2)  to round to the nearest $25 the dollar amount that represents such change.

(b)  Not later than March 1, 1998, and at each 3-year interval ending on March 1 thereafter, the Judicial Conference of the United States shall publish in the Federal Register the dollar amounts that will become effective on such April 1 under sections 101(3) , 101(18) , 101(19A) , 101(51D) , 109(e) , 303(b) , 507(a) , 522(d) , 522(f)(3) and 522(f)(4) , 522(n) , 522(p) , 522(q) , 523(a)(2)(C) , 541(b) , 547(c)(9) , 707(b) , 1322(d) , 1325(b) , and 1326(b)(3) of this title and section 1409(b) of title 28 .

(c)  Adjustments made in accordance with subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to cases commenced before the date of such adjustments.


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