The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law held a hearing on September 26 to consider H.R. 3553, the “Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act of 2017". The bill was introduced last year by House Judiciary Subcommittee Chair Tom Marino (R-Pa.) and aims to increase the amount of compensation paid to chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees for services rendered. Ariane Holtschlag of the Law Office of William J. Factor, Ltd. (Chicago) and a member of ABI’s Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy testified to provide Commission recommendations on trustee compensation. Please click here to read her statement.