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Friday, October 18, 2019

Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, public notice is hereby given of a proposed amendment to LRS.7.09 for the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana. The original wording that is proposed to be amended in this rule is shown as stricken as follows: 

LR 5.7.09 Service of Documents by Electronic Means 
The "Notice of Electronic Filing" automatically generated by the Court'_s Electronic Filing System constitutes proof of service of the filed document on Users. Parties who are not Users must be served in accordance with the Federal Rules and the Local Rules. 

Sealed filings do not produce a "Notice of Electronic Filing." Service of any sealed document must be in accordance with the Federal Rules and the Local Rules. 

RemovedA certificate of service must accompany all electronic filings. The certificate of service must identify the method of service upon each party. 

Comments on this amendment may be made in writing addressed to the Clerk of Court, Tony R. Moore, 800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2100, Lafayette, LA 70501, before November 16, 2019. This Notice may be accessed on the court's website at 

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