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Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following federal rules for public comment:

  • Appellate Rules 32, 35, 40, and Appendix on Length Limits
  • Bankruptcy Restyled Rules Parts VII to IX; Rules 1007, 4004, 5009, 7001, 9006, and proposed new Rule 8023.1
    • Official Bankruptcy Form 410A
  • Civil Rule 12
  • Evidence Rules 611, 613, 801, 804, and 1006.

The proposals and supporting materials, as well as instructions for submitting or reviewing comments, are posted on the Judiciary’s website and are accessible from this link

The public comment period opened on August 15, 2022 and closes February 16, 2023