Rules of Civil Procedure – Comment Period Closed October 13, 2016
Rule 034 Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes. Amend. The 2016 amendments to Rule 34(b)(2) adopt 1) the specificity requirement in the 2015 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b)(2)(B), 2) a portion of Federal Rule 34(b)(2)(C) dealing with the basis for an objection to production, and 3) some clarifying language from the federal note.
Rule 035 Physical and mental examination of persons. Amend. The 2016 amendments to Rule 35 clarify when there is overlap between a Rule 26(a)(4) expert report and when there is not. It also provides a 28-day time frame in which the party requesting the Rule 35 examination must disclose the report to the person being examined.