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Proposed National Rules and Forms Amendments for Public Comment

Friday, August 6, 2021
News Category: 
Public Notice

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) approved publication of proposed amendments, for public comment, regarding the following:

  • Appellate Rules 2 and 4;
  • Bankruptcy Restyled Rules Parts III-VI; Rules 3002.1, 3011, and 8003; and new Rule 9038;
    • Official Bankruptcy Forms 101, 309E1, 309E2, and 417A; and new Official Forms 410C13-1N, 410C13-1R, 410C13-10C, 410C13-10NC, and 410C13-10R;
  • Civil Rules 15, 72, and new Rule 87; 
  • New Criminal Rule 62; 
  • and Evidence Rules 106, 615, and 702.

Comments must be submitted by February 16, 2022. To view the proposed amendments, advisory committee reports, and information about submitting written comments or testimony at public hearings, please visit the Rules & Policies webpage on the United States Courts website at