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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-296


Title 255--LOCAL


Consolidated Rules of Court; No. 19 Miscellaneous 1999

[29 Pa.B. 1067]

Adopting Order

   Now, this 8th day of February, 1999, it is hereby Ordered:

   1.  The following designated Somerset County Rule of Civil Procedure (Som. R.C.P.) is hereby adopted as a Rule of this Court, effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin:

   Som. R.C.P. 510 Name Change. Fingerprint Requirement.

   2.  The Somerset County Court Administrator shall:

   A.  File seven (7) certified copies of this Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

   B.  Distribute two (2) certified copies of this Order to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   C.  File one (1) certified copy of this Order with the Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee; and

   D.  File proof of compliance with this Order in the docket for these Rules, which shall include a copy of each transmittal letter.

By the Court

President Judge

   Som. R.C.P. 510. Name Change. Fingerprint Requirement.

   A.  A party filing a petition for name change subject to the fingerprint requirements of 54 Pa.C.S.A. § 702 shall present to the Prothonotary's office a set of fingerprints of the person whose name is to be changed, for transmittal to the Pennsylvania State Police Central Repository. The fingerprints shall not be copied or filed.

   B.  Hearing on the petition will not be scheduled unless the required fingerprints are submitted.

   C.  The Prothonotary shall indicate on the docket the date that the fingerprints were presented, and shall transmit the fingerprints, along with a copy of the Petition For Change Of Name, to the Pennsylvania State Police Central Repository.

   D.  The Petitioner shall be responsible for the costs of obtaining fingerprints and other costs which may be incurred by the Prothonotary's office.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-296. Filed for public inspection February 26, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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