Tuesday, June 9, 2009

President Signed H.R. 1626 (Time-Computation Legislation) Into Law: New Egg Timers

On May 7, 2009, the President signed H.R. 1626, which amends 28 statutory deadlines making them consistent with time-computation amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure approved by the Supreme Court on March 26, 2009. The House had approved H.R. 1626 on April 22, 2009. The Senate had approved H.R. 1626 on April 27, 2009. The effective date of the legislation is December 1, 2009, consistent with the expected effective date of the federal rules amendments.


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