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Public Notice Regarding Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules and Forms

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has approved publication for public comment of the following proposed amendments to existing rules and forms, as well as one new rule:

  • 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 are posted on the Judiciary’s website at:
The public comment period opened August 15, 2022 and closes on February 16, 2023.
M. Regina Thomas
Clerk of Court