List of States Actively Considering the Adoption of Special E-Discovery Court Rules

A number of states are considering whether to adopt special court rules addressing the discovery of electronically stored information.  Here is a current list of those states that have published proposed rules amendments for public comment, with links to the relevant materials.

Alaska
Currently seeking public comment on proposed rules; deadline is Friday, 2/29/2008.
Request for Comments on Proposed Rule Changes 

California
Currently seeking public comment on proposed rules; deadline is Friday, 1/25/2008. 
Invitation to Comment 

Iowa
Period for public comment on proposed amendments closed on 5/1/2007.
Request for Public Comment Regarding Proposed Amendments to the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure

Maryland
Proposed amendments published for public comment on 9/26/2007; comment period closed 11/13/2007.  Public hearing held on 12/3/2007.  Next meeting of the full Rules Committee is Friday, February 8, 2008.
Notice of Proposed Rules Changes

Nebraska
Period for public comment on proposed amendments closed on 8/31/2007.
Proposed Amendments to Nebraska Discovery Rules for All Civil Cases 

Ohio
Currently seeking public comment on proposed rules; deadline is Tuesday, 3/4/2008.
Proposed Amendments (Electronic Discovery) 

Virginia
Currently seeking public comment on proposed rules; deadline is Saturday, 3/15/2008.
Tentative Draft Rules

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