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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, public notice is hereby given of a proposed amendment to LCrR32.2 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 and additional wording added is underlined as follows:

LCrR32.2 Presentencing Memoranda
All presentencing memoranda shall be filed by counsel under seal within the time frame designated by the sentencing judge, with a confidential copy submitted directly to the Probation Gf:fi€e. Access to the memorandum will be selected by the filer during the docket transaction in the electronic record to include appropriate defense and government counsel. The submission of a presentencing memorandum does not re lieve the parties from the obligation of providing the probation officer with written objections to the presentence report within 14 days from the day of disclosure in accordance with Fed.R.Cr.P.32(f)(l).

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 April 11, 2020. This Notice may be accessed on the court's website at