Proposed change to Local Rule 2002-1 affecting the Cedar Rapids Division:

An amendment to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa Local Rule 2002-1 shortening the time for notice of §341 meeting in the Cedar Rapids division for chapter 7 cases is being considered. The following amendment is proposed:

“(a) Notice of creditors’ meetings in chapters 12 and 13 [strike the underlined portion]

In cases under chapter 12 or 13, or in chapter 7 cases filed in the Cedar Rapids division, the meeting of creditors under 11 U.S.C. § 341 may be set on 14 days’ notice.” [New language in italics].

Comments regarding the proposed amendments should be submitted via e-mail to jean_hekel@ianb.uscourts.gov no later than May 22, 2013.