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Summary of Changes for Public Comment

The public comment period for the Local Rules amendment effective March 1, 2020 closed on February 6, 2020. This page will be updated once a new review deadline has been established for the 2020-2021 Local Rules Review Cycle.


Public Comment Submission Requirements

Upon the establishment by the Local Rules Committee of a public comment review period, the following email address may be used to submit comments concerning proposed Local Rules:

This address is simply for the submission of comments. Two-way communication between committee members and requestors will take place in person, by telephone, or through direct committee member email addresses.

All submissions must contain the following information before a comment will be scheduled for committee review:

  • Requestor’s name
  • Requestor’s email address
  • Requestor’s contact number
  • Citation of the subject Local Rule (or a proposed citation for a new rule)
  • Executive summary of the proposed amendment
  • Redline text showing proposed amendments to an existing rule or proposed text for a new rule
  • Supporting references and detailed comments in support of the proposed amendment

The Requestor will be contacted by a member of the Local Rules Committee subsequent to the committee’s initial review of the submission.