ORIGINAL AND DUPLICATE ORIGINAL


§ 13.11. Deposit required.

 (a)  Under 45 Pa.C.S. §  722(a) (relating to deposit of documents required), two duplicate original copies, certified by the executive officer, chairperson or secretary of the agency, or by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts or the clerk or prothonotary of the Supreme Court in the case of certain judicial documents, of any document authorized or required to be published shall be deposited with the Bureau. Under 231 Pa. Code Rule 239(c)(3) (relating to local rules of civil procedure) and under 234 Pa. Code Rule 6(c)(3) (relating to local rules of criminal procedure), two certified copies of local rules shall be distributed by the court promulgating the rule to the Bureau for publication in the Bulletin.

 (b)  In addition to the two duplicate original and certified copies required by subsection (a), a diskette, formatted in MS DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System), with ASCII (American Standard Code of Information Interchange) text reflecting the text in the hard copy version shall be submitted at the same time. The depositing entity shall label the diskette submitted with their file name and address.

 (c)  The Bureau will return diskettes to the depositing entity if so requested.

 (d)  The Bureau by notice in the Bulletin may accept an alternate format if it becomes generally available due to developing technology.

 (e)  The Bureau may accept an alternate format if it is requested by a depositing entity and agreed upon by the Bureau.

 (f)  A depositing entity unable to comply with subsection (b) for lack of access to computer equipment shall, in lieu of the diskette, submit a letter of explanation with the two duplicate original copies required in subsection (a). The letter shall include information as to the anticipated date the depositing entity expects to be equipped to comply with subsection (b).

 (g)  When used in this section, ‘‘depositing entity’’ means a Commonwealth agency or other entity of Commonwealth government as defined at 45 Pa.C.S. §  101(b) (relating to definitions).

Authority

   The provisions of this §  13.11 amended under section 206 of the act of July 31, 1968 (P. L. 769, No. 240) (45 P. S. §  1206); sections 501 and 502 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  181 and 182); and 45 Pa.C.S. § §  502, 503 and 722.

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.11 amended December 23, 1994, effective March 6, 1995, 24 Pa.B. 6402. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (113458).



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