Rule 301. Initiating Formal Charges; Conference Judge; Scheduling.
(A) Board Complaint. Proceedings in the Court shall be commenced by the filing of a Board Complaint with the Clerk and concurrent service of the Board Complaint on the Judicial Officer.
(B) Appointment of Conference Judge. Within 10 days after a Board Complaint is filed pursuant to paragraph (A), the President Judge shall appoint a member of the Court to serve as Conference Judge on the case as provided in these rules.
(C) Duties of Conference Judge Following the Filing of Formal Complaint. In addition to the other duties of Conference Judge set forth in these rules, the Conference Judge shall:
(1) dispose of all pre-trial motions;
(2) schedule and conduct a pre-trial conference, in accordance with C.J.D.R.P. No. 421; and
(3) upon disposition of all pre-trial matters, certify to the President Judge notice that the matter is ready for trial.
(D) The Clerk shall serve certified copies of orders scheduling pre-trial conferences and trials to the Board and the Judicial Officer.
The provisions of this Rule 301 adopted March 16, 1994, effective March 16, 1994; amended May 31, 1994, effective May 31, 1994; amended November 1, 1994, effective January 1, 1995; amended April 4, 1997, effective immediately, 27 Pa.B. 1920; amended December 12, 2000, effective immediately, 30 Pa.B. 6542; amended September 6, 2006, effective immediately, 36 Pa.B. 5965. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (272373) to (272374).
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