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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 01-983



Adoption of Local Rules; No. 32 Misc. 2001

[31 Pa.B. 2923]


   And Now, this 18th day of May, 2001, it is hereby Ordered:

   1.  That the Rules of Civil Procedure of the 17th Judicial District are amended by the adoption of the following rule:

17CV001.  Termination of Inactive Cases.

   1.  The Prothonotary shall list for general call on the third Monday of September all civil matters in which no steps or proceedings have been taken for two (2) years or more prior thereto and shall give notice thereof to counsel of record, and to the parties for whom no appearance has been entered, as provided by Pa.R.J.A. No. 1901(c). If no action is taken or no written objection is docketed in such a matter prior to the commencement of the general call, the Prothonotary shall strike the matter from the list and enter an order as of course dismissing the matter with prejudice for failure to prosecute, under the provisions of this rule. If no good cause for continuing a matter is shown at the general call, an order shall be entered forthwith by the court for dismissal.

   2.  Local Rule 6.1(a) is hereby renumbered as 17CV1018.1.

   3.  That all local rules currently numbered 17LR13 ______ are hereby renumbered as 17CV13 ______ .

   4.  That Rules 17CV216.1, 17CV216.2, 17CV1301.1 through 17CV1304.2, 17CV1306, 17CV1308.1, 17CV1308.2, 17CV1314, 17CR106.1, and 17CR106.2 shall remain in full force and effect.

   5.  That all other local rules of the 17th Judicial District of Pennsylvania are hereby abrogated, and shall be of no further force or effect.

   6.  These amendments shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication of this Order in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   7.  The Court Administrator of the 17th Judicial District of Pennsylvania shall comply with the provisions of Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(c).

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 01-983. Filed for public inspection June 8, 2001, 9:00 a.m.]

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