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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-2261


Title 255--LOCAL


Promulgation of Local Rule Criminal Procedure 520 (Bail Bond); No. 0091-14 MD 2006

[36 Pa.B. 7007]
[Saturday, November 18, 2006]


   And Now, this 26th day of October, 2006, Dauphin County Local Rule of Criminal Procedure 520 is promulgated as follows:

Rule 520.  BAIL.
1.  Magisterial District Judges, the Clerk of Courts and certain designated officials at the Dauphin County Prison are authorized to accept bail in accordance with the provisions and subject to the limitations of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure and Dauphin County Local Rules of Court. (See Pa.R.Crim.P. 117(c), 520, and 525).
2.  Payment of monetary bail during regular business hours shall be posted at the appropriate Magisterial District Judge's Office or at the Clerk of Courts' Office. Payment of monetary bail outside of regular business hours shall be posted at Night Court pursuant to Local Rule 117.
3.  The Magisterial District Judge with jurisdiction over a court case may accept bail at any time until the defendant is held for court at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing.
4.  Property bail shall be posted with the Clerk of Courts or the appropriate Magisterial District Court during regular business hours.
5.  Other than monetary bail and property bail, all other bail may be posted outside of regularly scheduled work hours at the Dauphin County Prison. The Warden, Deputy Warden, shift commanders and records officers are authorized to accept such bail and to witness a defendant's signature on the bail bond at any time. The defendant and the surety shall be given a copy of the bail bond.

   This rule shall be effective immediately.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-2261. Filed for public inspection November 17, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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