United States Code

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§ 301.
Voluntary cases
(a)
A voluntary case under a chapter of this title is commenced by the filing with the bankruptcy court of a petition under such chapter by an entity that may be a debtor under such chapter.
(b)
The commencement of a voluntary case under a chapter of this title constitutes an order for relief under such chapter.
(Pub. L. 95–598,
cite as: 11 USC 301