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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-966




Booking Center Processing Fee; No. 2023IR0045

[53 Pa.B. 3825]
[Saturday, July 22, 2023]

Administrative Order

And Now, this 11th day of July, 2023, in Order to increase Bradford County's fingerprinting and reporting compliance pursuant to 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 9112 and the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing's JNET-based SGS Web application, the Bradford County Correctional Facility with support from the Bradford County Criminal Justice Advisory Board, obtained a LIVE Scan, CPIN and Clean Terminal Devise so that all criminal defendants being incarcerated at the Bradford County Correctional Facility will be fingerprinted and processed. It Is Hereby Ordered, that the

 1. The Bradford County Booking Center shall be located at the Bradford County Correctional Facility.

 2. All individuals being incarcerated in the Bradford County Correctional Facility, if not previously done by the arresting authority, shall be processed and fingerprinted prior to intake.

 3. Pursuant to 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 9112, an arresting authority shall be responsible for taking the fingerprints of persons arrested for misdemeanors, felonies or summary offenses which become misdemeanors on a second arrest after conviction of that summary offense. All arresting authorities shall have access to the Bradford County Booking Center for fingerprinting and processing. After processing and fingerprinting, the arresting authority shall, within 48 hours, forward same to the central repository in a manner and in such form as may be provided by the central repository.

 4. In cases which proceed by issuance of a summons, the Magisterial District Judge presiding at the scheduled Preliminary Hearing or Appearance day shall order the defendant to submit to the issuing authority to be processed within five (5) days.

 5. In cases of private prosecutions, the defendant may only be fingerprinted and photographed after conviction of a misdemeanor, felony or summary offense which becomes a misdemeanor on a second arrest after conviction of that summary offense. An order shall be issued from the Court of Common Pleas after such conviction directing the defendant to report to the Bradford County Booking Center to be fingerprinted and photographed.

 6. A booking fee of $250.00 shall be assessed after sentencing upon conviction of or plea to a misdemeanor or felony offense or acceptance into the Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition Program. Said fee shall be collected by the Bradford County Collections Office. The adoption of the fee shall be effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 7. The fee will not apply to those defendants whose cases are dismissed by the Magisterial District Judge, withdrawn or nolle prossed by the Commonwealth or who enter a guilty plea to a summary offense at the time of the preliminary hearing.

 The District Court Administrator is directed to:

 1. File one (1) certified copy of this Administrative Order with the Administrative office of Pennsylvania Courts via email to;

 2. File two (2) paper copies and one (1) electronic copy in Microsoft Word format only to with Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

 3. Publish a copy of this Administrative Order on the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas website after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin;

 4. Keep a copy of this Administrative Order continuously available for public inspection and copying in the Bradford County Law Library.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-966. Filed for public inspection July 21, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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