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Public Notice | Second and Final Comment Period on Local Chapter 13 Plan

A proposed amendment to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015 requires the use of a national Chapter 13 plan form unless a district adopts a local plan form that meets the requirements of new proposed Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia will opt out of the official plan form. The anticipated effective date of amended Rule 3015 and new Rule 3015.1 is December 1, 2017, which will also serve as the effective date of the new Chapter 13 plan form for the Southern District of Georgia.

After considering input from the Chapter 13 Plan Committee, the judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia have approved a draft of this district's Chapter 13 plan for a second and final comment period. The draft Chapter 13 plan may be accessed on the website.

Comments may be submitted to bankruptcy_court@gas.uscourts.gov on or before August 31, 2017. Each comment must identify the specific text or provision being addressed.The proposed Chapter 13 plan form is subject to modification prior to final approval as a result of timely public comments and further judicial review.

Dated: August 1, 2017 

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