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Notice of Proposed Amendment to the Rules

Posted on May 21, 2015 in News

The following notice has been issued by the Court of Federal Claims:

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071(b) and 2503(b), the United States Court of Federal Claims hereby provides notice that it proposes to amend its rules and invites public comment on the proposed amendments. The proposed amendments affect (i) RCFC 5.5, 40.1, 52.2, 77, 83.2, and 83.4; (ii) Vaccine Rules 2 and 11; (iii) Supplement to Appendix B ("Electronic Case Filing Procedure in Vaccine Act Cases"); (iv) Appendix E ("Electronic Case Filing Procedure"); and (v) Form 2 (cover sheet and nature-of-suit codes). All proposed changes are shown by strikethrough and yellow highlighting in the attached document. Comments must be received by June 22, 2015, and addressed to:

Hazel Keahey, Clerk of Court
United States Court of Federal Claims
717 Madison Place, NW
Washington, DC 20439

Absent further notice, these amendments will take effect August 3, 2015.