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Local Bankruptcy Rules Amendments Effective January 31, 2022

Monday, January 31, 2022
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Public Notice

The Board of Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, approved the following amendments to the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) that become effective January 31, 2022:

Summary of Local Bankruptcy Rules Amendments
LBR LBR Title Purpose of New Rule
LBR 2002-2 Notice to And Service Upon The United States Or Federal Agencies To reduce the list of documents to be served on the United States Trustee via U.S. Mail.
LBR 2015-2 Periodic Reporting Requirements In Chapter 11 Cases Other Than Small Business Cases And Subchapter V Cases To require scanned “holographic” signatures to be attached to the new Monthly Operating Reports (MORs) and Post-Confirmation Reports, rather than included within those forms, preserving the forms’ dataenabled functions; and to change the filing MOR deadline from the 15th of the month to the 21st.
LBR 2015-3 Preconfirmation Requirements For Subchapter V Debtors, Debtors In Possession, And Trustees To set a deadline of 14 days in Subchapter V cases (chapter 11) before any proposed plan is due for the Trustee to file a notice of anticipated fees.

The revised LBRs, and a redline summary of the revisions, are available on the Local Bankruptcy Rules web page of the Court’s website