(a) In General. This rule governs actions or proceedings that an Act of Congress requires be heard and determined by a district court of three judges.
(b) Conventional filings. All pleadings, papers, and documents filed subsequent to the designation of the court, as provided in 28 U.S.C. § 2284(a), must be filed with the clerk in quadruplicate – an original and three copies – only if the pleading, paper, or document is filed in conventional paper format. The clerk must timely distribute the documents to the designated judges.
(c) Electronic Filings. If the pleading, paper, or document is filed electronically, additional copies should not be provided to the court in conventional paper format. See D. Kan. Rule 7.1(d).
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