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Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Process

VIDEO: Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Explained

The national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come. Importantly, local councils have not filed for bankruptcy. This video explains the Chapter 11 process and how it will help the BSA meet these objectives. For more information on how the BSA keeps kids safe in Scouting today, visit:
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Bankruptcy process documents

Learn more about the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) bankruptcy process from the Virginia Conference chancellor as well as next steps for churches who serve or have served as chartering organizations for BSA troops.

Letter from Bishop Lewis to Local Churches
URGENT Notice to Local Churches
Board of Trustees Resolution for the Local Church
Memorandum of Understanding Authorizing the Bradley Firm to File a Proof of Claim for the Local Church
Exhibit 1 from the Engagement Letter dated October 23, 2020
Required Information for Submission of Proof of Claim form
Instructions for Filing Proof of Claim
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