Public Comment Period for Federal Rule Amendments-August 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following rules and forms for a comment period from August 12, 2016 through February 15, 2017.

  • Appellate Rules 8, 11, 25, 28.1, 29, 31, 39, 41, and Form 4
  • Bankruptcy Rules 3002.1, 5005, 8002, 8006, 8011, 8013, 8015, 8016, 8017, new Rule 8018.1, 8022, 8023, and new Part VIII Appendix; and Official Forms 309F, 417A, 417C, 425A, 425B, 425C, and 426
  • Civil Rules 5, 23, 62, and 65.1
  • Criminal Rules 12.4, 45, and 49

The text of the proposed amendments and supporting materials are provided within this notice and are available at:

http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-pub...