Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules Published for Comment

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules Published for Comment

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The public comment period ends February 19, 2020.

  • Appellate Rules: 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2; 
  • Bankruptcy Rules: 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036; and •
  • Civil Rule: 7.1

Please see the U.S. Courts website at https://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-comment for additional details.