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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 00-2158




Automation Fees for the Municipal Court; Administrative Order No. 2000-01

[30 Pa.B. 6425]

   And Now, this 27th day of November, 2000, It Is Hereby Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that all civil cases initiated in the Philadelphia Municipal Court on or after January 1, 2001 will be charged an automation fee of $5.00. In addition, all civil petitions and motions filed in the Municipal Court will be charged an automation fee of $2.00. The funds generated by this automation fee shall be set aside by the Prothonotary and remitted monthly to the First Judicial District's Procurement Unit, and shall be used for, but not limited to, the development, training, implementation and maintenance of an integrated case management, document management and electronic filing system for the Philadelphia Municipal Court.

   This Administrative Order is promulgated in accordance with Pa.R.C.P. No. 205.4, and in accordance with the October 27, 1997 Order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Eastern District, No.178, Judicial Administration Docket No. 2, and shall become effective January 1, 2001. The original shall be filed with the Prothonotary in a docket maintained for Administrative Orders issued by the Administrative Judge of the Municipal Court and copies shall be submitted to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Minor Court Rules Committee. Copies of the Regulation shall also be submitted to American Lawyer Media, The Legal Intelligencer, Jenkins Memorial Library and the Law Library for the First Judicial District.

Administrative Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-2158. Filed for public inspection December 15, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]

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