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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-1794




Criminal Division Rule of the Court of Common Pleas; No. 2 of 2013 Rules Doc.

[43 Pa.B. 5702]
[Saturday, September 28, 2013]

Order of Court

And Now, to-wit, this 11th day of September, 2013, It Is Hereby Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that the following Rule of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Criminal Division, adopted by the Board of Judges, shall be effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin:

Rule of Criminal Procedure 507.3. Approval of Police Complaints and Arrest Warrant Affidavits by Attorney for the Commonwealth in Cases Where Victims are 65 years old or Older.

By the Court

President Judge

All.C.R.Crim.P. 507.3. Approval of Police Complaints and Arrest Warrant Affidavits by Attorney for the Commonwealth in Cases Where Victims are 65 years old or Older.

 The District Attorney of Allegheny County, Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., having filed a certification pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 507, criminal complaints and arrest warrant affidavits by police officers, as defined in the Rules of Criminal Procedure, charging Rape (18 Pa.C.S. § 3121), Statutory Sexual Assault (18 Pa.C.S. § 3122.1), Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse (18 Pa.C.S. § 3123), Sexual Assault (18 Pa.C.S. § 3124.1), Aggravated Indecent Assault (18 Pa.C.S. § 3125), Neglect of a Care Dependent Person (18 Pa.C.S. § 2713), Aggravated Assault (18 Pa.C.S. § 2702), Robbery (18 Pa.C.S. § 3701), Theft by Deception (18 Pa.C.S. § 3922—Felony grade), Identity Theft (18 Pa.C.S. § 4120), Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Property of Government or Financial Institutions (18 Pa.C.S. § 4113), and Home Improvement Contracts (73 P. S. § 517.7), and Criminal Attempt (18 Pa.C.S. § 901), Criminal Conspiracy (18 Pa.C.S. § 903) or Criminal Solicitation (18 Pa.C.S. § 902) to commit any of the offenses listed above, where the victim is 65 years old or older, shall not hereafter be accepted by any judicial officer unless the criminal complaint and probable cause affidavit have the approval of an attorney for the Commonwealth prior to filing.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-1794. Filed for public inspection September 27, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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