CLOSING OF CASES
The clerk may close any open case which is otherwise eligible for closing despite a motion pending therein if a hearing date on such motion has not been obtained from the clerk within twenty-one (21) days of the filing of the motion, or where an order has not been submitted by the moving party within twenty-one (21) days of the date when such an order could properly be executed.
11 U.S.C. § 350
Fed. R. Bankr. P. 5009
Advisory Committee Notes:
Many cases otherwise eligible to be closed have pending motions never brought on for hearing and/or stipulations upon which orders have never been presented. This rule is designed to encourage the prompt noticing of matters and submission of orders. See LBR 5010.1.