Local Rule 9027. REMOVAL, STATEMENT REGARDING CONSENT TO ENTRY OF ORDERS OR JUDGMENT

(a) Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9027(a), a notice of removal shall state whether the party removing the proceeding does or does not consent to the entry of final orders or judgment by the bankruptcy judge if it is determined that the bankruptcy judge, absent consent of the parties, cannot enter final orders or judgment consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution.

(b) If a statement is filed pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9027(e)(3) by a party who filed a pleading in connection with a removed claim or cause of action, other than the party filing the notice of removal, the party shall also state that the party does or does not consent to the entry of final orders or judgment by the bankruptcy judge if it is determined that the bankruptcy judge, absent consent of the parties, cannot enter final orders or judgment consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution.