(1) The term "another court" shall mean any other court of the United States or of the District of Columbia, or of any state, territory, commonwealth, or possession of the United States.
(2) The term "complaint of misconduct" shall mean any document in which it is alleged that an attorney practicing before this Court is guilty of misconduct.
(3) The term "discipline" shall include disbarment, suspension from practice before this Court, reprimand or censure, and such other disciplinary action as the circumstances may warrant, including, but not limited to, restitution of funds, satisfactory completion of educational programs, compliance with treatment programs, and community service. The term discipline is not intended to include sanctions or contempt.
(4) The term "misconduct" shall mean any act or omission by an attorney admitted to practice before this Court that violates the applicable Code of Conduct.
(b) Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall serve as the disciplinary committee of the Court.
(c) Jurisdiction. Nothing contained in these rules shall be construed to deny such powers as are necessary for a district judge, magistrate judge or bankruptcy judge of this Court to maintain control over proceedings conducted before that district judge, magistrate judge or bankruptcy judge, such as proceedings for contempt under LR 37.1, Fed.R.Crim.P. 42 or 18 U.S.C. §§401 and 402.
(d) Attorneys Admitted Under LR83.14. An attorney who is not a member of the bar of this Court who, pursuant to LR 83.14, petitions to appear or is permitted to appear in this Court for purposes of a particular proceeding (pro hac vice), shall be deemed thereby to have conferred disciplinary jurisdiction upon this Court for any alleged misconduct of that attorney arising in the course of or in the preparation for such proceeding.
(e) Confidentiality. Proceedings before the Executive Committee shall be confidential, except that the Committee may in the interests of justice and on such terms it deems appropriate authorize the Clerk to produce, disclose, release, inform, report, or testify to any information, reports, investigations, documents, evidence or transcripts in the clerk’s possession. Where a disciplinary proceeding is assigned to a judge of this Court pursuant to these rules, the record and hearings in the proceeding before that judge shall be public, unless for good cause that judge shall in writing order otherwise. Final orders in disciplinary matters shall be a matter of public record and may be published at the direction of the Executive Committee or the assigned judge.
(f) Filing. An answer to a rule to show cause, a statement of charges, and any other document filed in connection with a disciplinary proceeding before the Executive Committee shall be filed with the attorney admissions coordinator or such other deputy clerk as the Clerk may in writing designate.