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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-2676



Probation as a Sanction for Custody and Protection From Abuse Contempts; No. 11811 2014

[44 Pa.B. 8015]
[Saturday, December 27, 2014]

Administrative Order

 Pursuant to the authority granted at 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 6114(b) (relative to imposition of sentence for Indirect Criminal Contempt for violating a Protection From Abuse Order), and 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5323(G) (relative to imposition of punishment for Contempt for noncompliance with a Custody Order), findings of Contempt by Court Order are punishable, in part, by imposition of a term of probation for a period of not more than six (6) months.

 It is hereby Ordered and Directed that in each case in which the contemptuous conduct results in the Court imposing a period of probation as punishment, the contemner shall be assessed the same identical Supervision Fee as authorized by 18 P. S. § 11.1102 and this Court's Administrative Order dated April 7, 2009, i.e., $60.00 per month. Said fee shall be assessed and collected by the Prothonotary against all contemners placed on probation for violation of a Protection From Abuse Order or a Custody Order.

 It is further Ordered and Directed that this Administrative Order shall be effective thirty (30) days after the date of publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, as required by the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Administration (Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(c)(4)).

 It is further Ordered and Directed that the District Court Administrator shall file one (1) certified copy of this Administrative Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts and submit two (2) certified paper copies of this Administrative Order and a copy on computer diskette or CD-ROM or agreed upon alternative format, to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 Finally, it is Ordered and Directed that a copy of this Administrative Order shall be kept continuously available for public inspection and copying in the Office of the Prothonotary of Beaver County and in the Beaver County Law Library.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2676. Filed for public inspection December 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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