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Proposed Amendments Published for Public Comment

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.  

Appellate Rules: 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2  

Bankruptcy Rules: 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036  

Civil Rule: 7.1  

The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at:  

The information is posted in a printable format for those who prefer hard-copy documents.  

The public comment period closes on February 19, 2020.