(a)(1) Promptly after the
order for relief under this chapter,
United States trustee shall appoint
person that is a member of the panel
of private trustees established under section
586(a)(1) of title
or that is serving as trustee
in the case immediately before the
for relief under this chapter to serve as interim trustee in the case.
(2) If none of the
members of such panel is willing to serve as interim trustee in the case,
United States trustee may
serve as interim trustee in the case.
(b) The service of an interim trustee under
this section terminates when a trustee elected or designated under section
702 of this title to serve as trustee in the case qualifies
322 of this title.
(c) An interim trustee serving under this
section is a trustee in a case under this title.
(Pub. L. 95-598,
Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2604; Pub. L. 99-554, title II, § 215, Oct.
27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3100.)