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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 15-1793



Amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure; Doc. No. 15-00006

[45 Pa.B. 6115]
[Saturday, October 10, 2015]


And Now, this 21st day of September, 2015, it is hereby Ordered and Directed as follows:

 1. Lycoming County Rule of Criminal Procedure L107A is hereby rescinded.

 2. New Lycoming County Rule of Criminal Procedure L507 is hereby promulgated, as set forth as follows.

 3. The Prothonotary is directed to:

 a. File one (1) certified copy of this order with the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts.

 b. Forward two (2) certified copies of this order and a computer disk containing the text of the local rule to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 c. Forward one (1) copy of this order to the chairman of the Lycoming County Customs and Rules Committee.

 4. The District Court Administrator shall publish a copy of new rule L507 on the Unified Judicial System's web site.

 5. The revisions shall become effective 30 days after the publication of this order in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

L507. Approval of Complaints and Arrest Warrant Affidavits by the Attorney for the Commonwealth.

 The District Attorney of Lycoming County, having filed a certification pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 507, criminal complaints and arrest warrant affidavits for all felony charges and any offenses requiring registration pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 9799.14 shall not hereafter be accepted by any judicial officer unless the complaint and affidavit have the approval of an attorney for the Commonwealth prior to filing.

Note: The District Attorney's certification was filed on March 12, 2015 with the Clerk of the Courts of Lycoming County, to docket number MD-109-2015.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-1793. Filed for public inspection October 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]

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