Proposed National Rule and Form Amendments Published for Comment

Release Date: 
Fri, 08/12/2016

The Judicial Conference has proposed amendments to several rules and forms, including amendments to Bankruptcy Rules 3002.1, 5005, 8002, 8006, 8011, 8013, 8015, 8016, 8017, and new Rule 8018.1, 8022, 8023 and additional new Official Forms.  The proposed changes and advisory committee's reports explaining the rule changes are posted on the Judiciary's website.

The public comment period for these proposed amendments closes February 15, 2017. Note that there is an overlapping comment period related to proposed amendments to Rule 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1.  The comment period for those amendments closes on October 3, 2016.