United States Bankruptcy Court

for the District of Colorado


Local Bankruptcy Rule 218

Notification of Claim of Unconstitutionality

(a) Whenever in any action, suit, or proceeding to which the United States or any agency, officer or employee thereof is not a party, the constitutionality of any Act of Congress affecting the public interest is drawn in question, the party raising such question shall file a notice to enable the court to comply with 28 U.S.C. 2403(a), and shall serve a copy thereof upon the United States Trustee, giving the title of the cause, a reference to the questioned statute sufficient for its identification, and the respects in which it is claimed to be unconstitutional.

(b) Whenever the constitutionality of any statute of a state of the union is drawn in question in any action, suit or proceeding in which that state or any agency, officer or employee thereof is not a party, the party raising such question shall file a notice to enable the court to comply with 28 U.S.C. 2403(b), and shall serve a copy thereof upon the United States Trustee, giving the title of the cause, a reference to the questioned statute sufficient for its identification, and the respects in which it is claimed to be unconstitutional.

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