Proposed Chapter 13 Plan for the District of Massachusetts

Notice and Request for Public Comment - June 16, 2017

PROPOSED CHAPTER 13 PLAN FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS

Under proposed amendments to Fed.R.Bankr.P.3015(c), effective December 1, 2017, Chapter 13 debtors will be required to use a new Official Form Chapter 13 Plan ("Local Plan") unless a local Form Chapter 13 Plan ("Local Plan") is adopted by the district in accordance with new Fed.R.Bankr.P.3015.1.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts proposes the adoption of a Local Plan.  The Court will accept Public Comments for 30 days on the Local Plan for the District of Massachusetts from the date of this Notice.

Comments may be mailed to:

Chapter 13 Plan

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

5 Post Office Square, Suite 1150

Boston, MA  02109-3945

or to the following email address: publiccomment_ch13pln@mab.uscourts.gov

After the finalization of the form by the bankruptcy judges, the form will be formatted to be fillable and posted to the Court's website.

The District of Massachusetts Local Plan will be required for all cases filed on or after December 1, 2017.

The Proposed Chapter 13 Plan may be viewed here at http://www.mab.uscourts.gov/mab/proposed_ch13_plan