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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Proposed Amendments for Public Comment — August 2019

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The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.

Appellate Rules: 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2

Bankruptcy Rules: 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036

Civil Rule: 7.1

The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-comment.

The public comment period closes on February 19, 2020.