Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Published for Public Comment

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1 for a comment period from July 1, 2016 through October 3, 2016.   Preliminary Draft of Proposed Amendments to Rules 3015 and proposed new Rule 3015.1 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (pdf) 

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

  • 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 

Read the text of the proposed amendments and supporting materials:

For more information, including how to submit comments, visit the US Courts Proposed Amendments page.