A manufacturer’s filing of a petition in bankruptcy under chapter
11 of title
11, does not negate the manufacturer’s duty to comply with section
30120 of this title. In any bankruptcy proceeding, the manufacturer’s obligations under such sections shall be treated as a claim of the United States Government against such manufacturer, subject to subchapter
II of chapter
37 of title
31, United States Code, and given priority pursuant to section 3713(a)(1)(A) of such chapter, notwithstanding section
3713(a)(2), to ensure that consumers are adequately protected from any safety defect or noncompliance determined to exist in the manufacturer’s products. This section shall apply equally to actions of a manufacturer taken before or after the filing of a petition in bankruptcy.
Section effective Oct. 1, 2012, see section 3(a) ofPub. L. 112–141, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 2012 Amendment note under section
101 of Title
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