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Proposed Amendments to Local Rules

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Local Rules Committee for the District of Montana seeks public comments on proposed amendments, available now on the District website, Proposed Amendments to Local Rules.  Look under "Local Rules."  The proposals are shown in a mark-up document containing only the amendments with some context, not the full text of the rules.  

Please email any comments to by November 4, 2019.  The Judges of the District will review the proposed amendments and any public comments.  Amendments adopted by the Judges will go into effect on a date they will specify, likely December 1, 2019.  You will receive another announcement in advance of the effective date.  

Please note that amendments to the Federal Rules will go into effect on December 1, 2019.  The amendments may be found on the website of the United States Courts,