2017-2018 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules

The public comment period for the 2017-2018 Proposed Local Rule Amendments is now open.  The deadline for public comments is June 30, 2018.

New proposals for consideration during the 2018-2019 amendments cycle must be submitted by August 31, 2018.

Understanding the Proposed Amendment Format

Instructions for Submitting a New Proposed Local Rule Amendment

To submit or view comments to the proposed amendments, click the Rule headings below.

Title File
LRCiv 3.6(c) - REMOVAL TO FEDERAL COURT.

REMOVAL TO FEDERAL COURT. Amended part (c) to direct the Clerk to re-file the pending motion and response/reply memoranda and related papers, as of the date the notice of pending motion is filed with the Court.

PDF icon Proposed Amendment to LRCiv 3.6(c).pdf
LRCiv 54.1(e) - COSTS: SECURITY FOR, TAXATION, PAYMENT.

Amended part (e) regarding taxable items to clarify that private process servers’ fees are taxable as reasonably required and actually incurred, and pro hac vice admission-fees are not taxable.

PDF icon Proposed Amendment to LRCiv 54.1(e)(1).pdf