Jurisdiction & Procedure Working Group

No. Proposal Status Date
1 Appellate Structure Adoption of Expanded Proposal 7/19/96
2 Venue Adoption of Expanded Proposal 12/18/96
3 Mandatory Withdrawal Not adopted -
4 Interlocutory Appeals Adoption of Expanded Proposal 10/19/96
5 Personal Injury Claims Not Adopted -
6 Contempt Power Not Adopted -
7 Referrals to Magistrate Judges Not Adopted -
8 Mandatory Abstention ADOPTED 12/96
9 Referrals to Magistrate Judges Not Adopted -
10 Affiliate Rule Adoption of Expanded Proposal 2/21/96
11 Article III Transition Adoption of Expanded Proposal 2/21/97
Preferences
12 Raise Minimum Avoidable Preference to $5,000 Aggregate Payment to Noninsiders Adopted 7/97
13 Require Preference Actions Under $10,000 To Be Tried in the District Where the Creditor Is Located Adopted 7/97
14 Amend Section 547(c)(2)(B) Adopted 6/97