11 U.S. Code § 1306 - Property of the estate
(a) Property of the estate includes, in addition to the property specified in section 541 of this title—
(1) all property of the kind specified in such section that the debtor acquires after the commencement of the case but before the case is closed, dismissed, or converted to a case under chapter 7, 11, or 12 of this title, whichever occurs first; and
Source(Pub. L. 95–598, Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2647; Pub. L. 99–554, title II, § 257(u),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3116.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Section 1306 (a)(2) adopts a provision contained in the Senate amendment in preference to a similar provision contained in the House bill.
senate report no. 95–989
Section 541 is expressly made applicable to chapter 13 cases by section 103 (a). Section 1306 broadens the definition of property of the estate for chapter 13 purposes to include all property acquired and all earnings from services performed by the debtor after the commencement of the case.
Subsection (b) nullifies the effect of section 521 (3), otherwise applicable, by providing that a chapter 13 debtor need not surrender possession of property of the estate, unless required by the plan or order of confirmation.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–554inserted reference to chapter 12 in pars. (1) and (2).
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment