Notice Concerning Adoption of New Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-3 and Abrogation of Interim Bankruptcy Rules

NOTICE
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §2071(e), Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 83, and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9029(a), the judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania approved on November 24, 2008, the adoption of new Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-3 to provide an alternate procedure for submission of payment advices. Subsequently, an Order was entered on November 25, 2008, adopting Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-3, effective immediately.
Further pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §2071(e), Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 83, and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9029(a), and in view of the adoption of new and amended Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure encompassing the same subject matter as the Interim Rules, rendering the Interim Rules duplicative, the judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania approved also on November 24, 2008, the abrogation of Interim Bankruptcy Rules which were adopted by the court, effective October 17, 2005. Subsequently, an Order was entered on November 25, 2008, vacating the Interim Rules as local rules of the Bankruptcy Court, effective December 1, 2008, with the exception that Interim Rule 5012 remains in effect as a local rule of the Bankruptcy Court pending further Order of this court.

Copies of the Orders entered in these matters are set forth below. Those wishing to comment on the adoption of new Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-3, and/or the abrogation of the current Interim Bankruptcy Rules with the exception of Interim Rule 5012, may do so by submitting their comments in writing to Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court, United States Courthouse, 601 Market Street, Room 2609, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
 

HARVEY BARTLE III,
Chief Judge