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Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure 2020—Transmittal to Congress

July 22, 2020
Available Online Only

This package of materials was transmitted to Congress on April 27, 2020, concerning amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure to become effective on December 1, 2020.

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure are as follows:

  • Amendments to Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 35 and 40.
  • Amendments to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 2002, 2004, 8012, 8013, 8015, and 8021.
  • Amendments to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 30(b)(6).
  • Amendments to Federal Rule of Evidence 404.

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.