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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-983



Rule of Civil Procedure 206.4(c); No. 4448 of 2009

[39 Pa.B. 2705]
[Saturday, May 30, 2009]


   Now this 7th day of May, 2009, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed, that the Order of March 11, 2009 adopting Luzerne County Rule of Civil Procedure 206.4(c) is amended as follows:

   1.  The rule shall be effective upon publication on the Pennsylvania Judiciary Web application portal.

   2.  Luzerne County Rule of Civil Procedure 206.4(c) has been published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin Volume 39, Number 13, March 28, 2009, at page 1522.

   3.  Luzerne County District Court Administrator is Ordered to file seven (7) certified copies of this Order, along with a diskette with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, two (2) certified copies of this Order with a diskette to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, One (1) certified copy to the Civil Procedural Rules Committee, one (1) certified copy to the Judicial Council of Pennsylvania Statewide Rules Committee and one (1) copy to the Luzerne Legal Register for publication in the next issue.

   4.  It is further Ordered that this Order shall be kept continuously available for public inspection and copying in the Prothonotary's Office.

By the Court

President Judge


Rule 206.4(c).  Procedure for Issuance of Rule to Show Cause. Issuance as of Course. Discretionary Issuance.

   (A)  Procedure for Issuance of Rule to Show Cause. Issuance as of Course.

   (1)  With the exception of those matters governed by sub-section (B) of this Local Rule, a party seeking a Rule to Show Cause shall present the same along with the underlying Motion/Petition, a comprehensive Brief in Support and Proposed Order, to the Office of Court Administration.

   (a)  All proceedings concerning the appointment of an arbitrator for claims arising under the underinsured or uninsured motorist provisions of an automobile insurance policy are subject to this Rule.

   (2) . . . (no change to text) . . .

   (3)  The Court Administrator will assign a return date for the Rule to Show Cause, no less than 20 days, in accordance with internal operating procedures of the Court of Common Pleas and issue the Rule to Show Cause. However, a rule to show cause issued upon a petition for appointment of an arbitrator shall be returnable in no less than 30 days.

   . . . (No further changes to the text of the Rule) . . .

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-983. Filed for public inspection May 29, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]


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