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General Orders

General Order (1) Plan for the Composition, Administration and Management of the panel of Private Attorneys and the Office of the Federal Public Defender under the Criminal Justice Act
(Adopted by the Court and Adopted by the 2nd Circuit Judicial Council on September 21, 2017)
General Order (2) Employee Dispute Resolution Plan of the NDNY
(Amendments Adopted by the Board of Judges October 8th, 2020 and Approval by the Circuit Council October 8th, 2020)
General Order (3) Transcript Fees for United States Court Reporters
(Filed March 30, 2018)
General Order (4) In the Matter of Processing the Statement of Reasons and Related Court Documents
(Filed September 14, 2012)
General Order (5) Plan for the Management of Court Reporters
(Adopted by the Court September 15, 2017, and Adopted by the 2nd Circuit Judicial Council September 26, 2017)
General Order (6) Order Limiting the Possession of Firearms & Weapons in the Courtrooms of the NDNY.
(Filed April 19, 2018)
General Order (7) Preparation of Bail Bond Reports by U.S. Probation Offices for the NDNY
(Filed December 6, 2002)
General Order (8) Plan for the Administration & Operation of the Attorney Admission / Non-Appropriated Funds Account
(Revised May 18th, 2021)
General Order (9) In the Matter of Grand Jury Impanelment in the Northern District of New York
(December 4, 2020)
General Order (10) In the Matter of Adopting the U.S. Probation Office's Computer and Internet Monitoring Program
(May 23, 2016)
General Order (11) Issuance of Grand Jury Subpoenas and the use of the Department of Justice Grand Jury Tracking System (December 4, 2015)
General Order (12) Order providing an equitable system for randomly dividing the caseload among the judges, making necessary adjustments to caseload assignments and providing a basis for monitoring the operation of the case assignment system. (Filed December 9, 2016, Revised October 8, 2020)

District Map for Civil Filing
District Map for Criminal Filing

General Order (13) ABROGATED - In the Matter of the Discipline a Revision to Local Rule 83.4(g). Attorney Discipline is now revamped and redefined in Local Rule 83.4.
General Order (14) Civil RICO Statement
(Filed December 5, 2008)
General Order (15) Uniform Procedure for Civil and Criminal Forfeiture Cases in the Northern District of New York
(Filed March 7, 2017, Revised November 18, 2020)
General Order (16) Forfeiture of Collateral in Lieu of Appearance
(December 4, 2020)
General Order (17) Plan for Prompt Disposition of Criminal Cases
(Adopted by the Board of Judges December 4th, 2020, and Approved by the 2nd Circuit Council December 21st, 2020)
General Order (18) In the Matter of The Assignment, Management and Filing Requirements of the District's Social Security Docket (for cases in which plaintiff seeks review pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Sec. 405(g) of a decision by the Commissioner) (Filed January 22, 2016.  Effective February 1, 2016, Updated April 19, 2018, Revised October 8, 2020)
General Order (19) In Re: Motions for Retroactive Application of Section 404 of the First Step Act of 2018.
(Filed January 9, 2019)
General Order (20) ABROGATED (1/1/2015) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules.
General Order (21) In the Matter of the Board of Judges Authorizing the Bankruptcy Judges for the Northern District of New York to Make and Amend the Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Northern District of New York. (March 7, 2014)
General Order (22) Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing
(Filed December 8, 2017, Revised October 8, 2020)
General Order (23) In the Matter of Standard Conditions of Probation, Supervised Release, and Pretrial Release
(Filed November 9, 2016)
General Order (24) Jury Plan for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors
(Amendments adopted by the Second Circuit Judicial Council on December 15, 2017)
General Order (25) Directing the expedited service of the summons & complaint and further directing the completion of Rule 16 Stipulation for the timely progression of civil actions
(December 4, 2020)
General Order (26) In the Matter of Courthouse Security and Limitations on the use of Electronic Devices within U.S. Courthouses in the Northern District of New York (Filed September 19th, 2019)
General Order (27) In the Matter of Allowing Law Enforcement Agencies Access to the Law Enforcement Notification System (Filed November 9, 2015)
General Order (28) ABROGATED (1/1/2016) - Refer to NYND Bankruptcy Local Rule 1073-1
General Order (29) ABROGATED (1/1/2009) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules.
General Order (30) ABROGATED
General Order (31) ABROGATED (1/1/2009) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules.
General Order (32) ABROGATED (1/1/2009) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules.
General Order (33) ABROGATED - In re: Authorization for the United States Probation Office to Disclose Certain Presentence Reports and Statements of Reason to the United States Attorney and Federal Defender
General Order (34) ABROGATED - Refer to NYND Local Rule 82.3(g)
General Order (35) ABROGATED - Refer to NYND Local Rule 83.6
General Order (36) ABROGATED - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules effective January 1, 2010. Accordingly, this General Order was abrogated effective January, 2010.
General Order (37) ABROGATED - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules effective January 1, 2013. Accordingly, this General Order was abrogated effective January, 2013.
General Order (38) ABROGATED - In the Matter of the Standard Condition of Pretrial Services Supervision Adopted by this Court. This General Order added the special condition to pretrial release conditions that defendant “shall not possess a firearm…”. This special condition is now a part of General Order #23.
General Order (39) In the Matter of Dissemination of Any Recorded Courtroom Transmissions (Filed March 12, 2010)
General Order (40) ABROGATED
General Order (41) In the Matter of the Delegation of Authority to the Clerk to Refund Overpayment of: 1) Filing Fees; 2) Attorney Admission Fees; 3) Overpayments of Criminal Debt (Amended June 5, 2012)
General Order (42) ABROGATED (1/1/2013) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules.
General Order (43) ABROGATED - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rule 67.
General Order (44) ABROGATED - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rule 83.3.
General Order (45) In the Matter of Electronic Submission of Probation Documents in CM/ECF (Filed March 31, 2011, Revised October 8, 2020)
General Order (46) ABROGATED (1/1/2021) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rule 3.6.
General Order (47) Mandatory Mediation Program (Amended February 24, 2020)
General Order (48) ABROGATED
General Order (49) ABROGATED (1/1/2021) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rule 3.5.
General Order (50) In the Matter of Disposition of Sealed Court Records (Filed June 10, 2014)
General Order (51) ABROGATED (7/31/2014)
General Order (52) Letters Regarding Sentencings
(December 4, 2020)
General Order (53) In the Matter of the Joint Disclosure of Truth Verification Examination Results and Sex Offender Treatment Records as Adopted by this Court
(March 24, 2015)
General Order (54) In Re: Petitions for Retroactive Application of Johnson v. United States 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015)
(August 11, 2015)
General Order (55) Miscellaneous Matters Assigned to the Chief Judge
(December 4, 2020)
General Order (56) Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds
(November 17, 2016)
General Order (57) ABROGATED (1/1/2021) - The language, policy and/or procedure set forth within this General Order was incorporated into the NYND Local Rules 83.1 and 83.3.
General Order (58) Order Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Public Emergency
(Revised April 29, 2020, May 13, 2020, June 12, 2020, August 6, 2020, October 8, 2020, December 4, 2020, February 24th, 2021, March 3rd, 2021, May 12, 2021, May 28th, 2021)
General Order (59) Order Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Public Emergency: Criminal Case Operations
(Revised May 13, 2020, June 12, 2020, August 6, 2020, October 8, 2020, December 4, 2020, February 24th, 2021, April 29th, 2021, May 28th, 2021)
General Order (60) Order Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Public Emergency: Interim Vouchers in CJA
(April 1, 2020, December 4, 2020)
General Order (61) Order Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Public Emergency: Requiring Face Mask/Coverings in Public Areas of NDNY Courthouses
(May 13, 2020, October 8, 2020, February 24th, 2021. May 19th, 2021)
General Order (62) Procedures for the Filing, Service and Management of Highly Sensitive Documents
(January 19th, 2021, April 14th, 2021)
General Order (63) In Response to Remote Access to Judicial Proceedings
(April 29th, 2021)