This package of materials was transmitted to Congress on April 25, 2019, concerning amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure to become effective on December 1, 2019.
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure are as follows:
- Amendments to Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 3, 5, 13, 21, 25, 26, 26.1, 28, 32, and 39.
- Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 4001, 6007, 9036, and 9037.
- New Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 16.1 and amendments to Rules 5 of rules governing habeas corpus proceedings.
- Amendments to Federal Rules of Evidence 807.
Additional information about these amendments is available on the Federal Judicial Center’s website at 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.