Rules of Practice and Procedure effective September 15, 2011 - page 83

E-Rules 7
E-Rule 5 - Effects of Filing Through CM/ECF
(a) Electronic filing of a document with the Court consistent
with these E-Rules, and the transmission of a notice of docket
activity from the Court, constitutes filing of the document
under Rules 4 and 25(c)(1) of the Court's Rules of Practice and
Procedure. U.S. V
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. R. 4, 25.
(b) The Court will not accept for electronic filing any
document that is not legible, complete, and in PDF format.
When a document has been filed electronically, the official
record is the electronic document stored by the Court, and the
CM/ECF User is bound by the official record.
(c) A document filed electronically is deemed filed at the time
and date stated on the notice of docket activity generated by
CM/ECF. To be timely filed on a specific date, electronic
filing must be completed before midnight Eastern Time, as
shown on the notice of docket activity.
(d) If a CM/ECF-submitted electronic document is not timely
filed because of a power failure or other emergency
circumstance, a CM/ECF User must notify the Court in a
timely manner, explain the reasons for such circumstance, and
seek appropriate relief.
(e) A CM/ECF User who is adversely affected by a technical
failure at the Court in connection with filing or receipt of an
electronic document may seek appropriate relief from the
E-Rule 6 - Service of CM/ECF Documents
(a) The Court's electronically-generated notice of docket
activity constitutes service of the filed document on all
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