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11 USC 522(b)(2) are the federal exemptions. 11 USC 522(b)(3) are the state exemptions. If you have lived in California for the past 2 years, you have to use the state exemptions, and would therefore have to check 11 USC 522(b)(3).
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Are you using System 1 or System 2?
What is system 1 or 2, Is it USC?
I am using 11 USC 522 b3
There are 2 separate groups of state exemptions available for California Bankruptcy filers. These are called "System 1" and "System 2". The filer must choose one of these 2 groups.
In general, if the debtor has a home with more than $20,000 equity, he or she will want to use System 1. If not, the debtor will usually want to use System 2.
Here are the exemptions and statutes for System 1:
Here are the exemptions and statutes for System 2: