(a) In General.—
If the United States trustee has appointed an individual under section 586(b) of title 28 to serve as standing trustee in cases under this subchapter, and if such individual qualifies as a trustee under section 322 of this title, then that individual shall serve as trustee in any case under this subchapter. Otherwise, the United States trustee shall appoint one disinterested person to serve as trustee in the case or the United States trustee may serve as trustee in the case, as necessary.
(b) Duties.—The trustee shall—
perform the duties specified in paragraphs (2), (5), (6), (7), and (9) of section 704(a) of this title;
(3) appear and be heard at the status conference under section 1188 of this title and any hearing that concerns—
ensure that the debtor commences making timely payments required by a plan confirmed under this subchapter;
(c) Termination of Trustee Service.—
(1) In general.—
If the plan of the debtor is confirmed under section 1191(a) of this title, the service of the trustee in the case shall terminate when the plan has been substantially consummated, except that the United States trustee may reappoint a trustee as needed for performance of duties under subsection (b)(3)(C) of this section and section 1185(a) of this title.