This supplemental package of materials was transmitted to the Supreme Court on October 29, 2015, concerning amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure to become effective on December 1, 2016.
Proposed are amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 7008, 7012, 7016, 9027, and 9033, which are known as the "Stern Amendments."
Additional information about these amendments is available on the Federal Judicial Center’s website:
- Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure 2016—Transmittal to the Supreme Court (document)
- Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure (webpage)
Information about rules amendments and the rule-making process is available on uscourts.gov at United States Courts Rules & Policies.