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B-9037-1. PRIVACY PROTECTION FOR FILINGS MADE WITH THE COURT

(a)   Motion to Redact a Previously Filed Document

A party seeking to redact from a previously filed document information that is protected under Fed.R.Bankr.P, 9037(a) shall:

(1)     file a Motion to Redact a Previously Filed Document that identifies the proposed redactions; 

(2)     include within the motion the docket or claim number of the previsouly filed document; and  

(3)     serve the motion and attachments on the Service List, the filer of the previously filed document (the “Original Filer”), and any individual whose personal identifying information is to be redacted.

The event Motion to Restrict Access is intended for use with requests under 11 U.S.C. §107 and should not be used when requesting removal of personal identifiers.

(b)   Restricting Public Access to the Unredacted Document; Docketing the Redacted Document

The Clerk shall promptly restrict public access to the Motion to Redact a Previously Filed Document and the unredacted document pending the Court’s ruling.  If the Court grants the motion, the Original Filer shall docket the redacted version of the document and the restrictions on public access to the motion and the unredacted document remain in effect, unless the Court orders otherwise.  If the Court denies the motion, the restrictions shall be lifted, unless the Court orders otherwise.

(c)   No Notice or Hearing Required

The Court may rule upon a Motion to Redact a Previously Filed document without notice or hearing. 

(d)   Filing Fee 

The required filing fee is due if the Motion to Redact a Previously Filed Document is filed by the Original Filer.  The fee is waived for all other parties.

(e)   Omnibus Motion to Redact Procedure

A party that seeks redaction of documents in more than 10 cases may file a miscellaneous proceeding in accordance with the Court’s Procedures Manual.