Electronic Court Filing Version 4.01 Committee Specification 01 approved by the Electronic Court Filing TC
We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS LegalXML Electronic Court Filing TC:
Electronic Court Filing Version 4.01
Committee Specification 01
20 November 2012
Electronic Court Filing Version 4.01 defines a set of non-proprietary XML and Web services specifications, along with clarifying explanations and amendments to those specifications, that have been added to the ECF specification for the purpose of promoting interoperability among electronic court filing vendors and systems. ECF Version 4.01 is a maintenance release to address several minor schema and definition issues identified by implementers of the ECF 4.0 specification.
The prose specification and related files are available here:
Editable source (Authoritative):
- XML schemas:
- XML sample messages:
- Genericode code lists:
Distribution ZIP files
For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of each prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP files here:
Members of the LegalXML Electronic Court Filing Technical Committee  requested a Special Majority Vote to approve this specification as a Committee Specification. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process . The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed , and the approved CS01 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.
Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.
========== Additional references:
 LegalXML Electronic Court Filing TC
 Public reviews:
15-day public review, 05 April 2012: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201204/msg00003.html
15-day public review, 01 October 2011: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201110/msg00001.html
30-day public review, 26 February 2011: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201102/msg00001.html
 Approval ballot: