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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-688




Rule WJ4008 Transcript Costs; No. 3 of 2019

[49 Pa.B. 2348]
[Saturday, May 11, 2019]

Administrative Order of Court

And Now, this 22nd day of April, 2019, It Is Hereby Ordered that Westmoreland County Rule WJ4008 is hereby amended. This change is effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule WJ4008. Transcript Costs.

 (A) Costs. Costs payable by a requesting party other than the Westmoreland County District Attorney's office, the Westmoreland County Public Defender's office, Westmoreland County Conflict Counsel or court-appointed counsel, or any other County office or agency, for a transcript in an electronic format shall be as follows:

Private Pay Rates:

 Ordinary $2.50 per page

 Expedited $3.50 per page

 Daily $4.50 per page

 Same day delivery $6.50 per page

 Transcripts in bound paper format are subject to a surcharge of $0.25 per page, and copy rates apply.

 In the event a condensed transcript is delivered, the page rates above apply regardless of the number of pages of transcript on the sheet.

 (B) Economic Hardship. Reduction based on economic hardship shall be in accordance with Pa.R.J.A 4008(B).

 (C) Allocation of Costs. Allocation of costs shall be as set forth Pa.R.J.A. 4008(C).

 (D) Copies of Transcript. A request for a copy of any transcript previously ordered, transcribed and filed of record shall be provided at the rate of $0.75 per page bound, paper format; and $0.50 per page electronic copy.

 (E) Additional Costs. Pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. 4008(E), the presiding judge may impose a reasonable surcharge in cases such as mass tort, medical malpractice or other unusually complex litigation.

 A reasonable fee for a secure electronic feed may be imposed by the court reporter.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-688. Filed for public inspection May 10, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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