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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-1450


Title 255—LOCAL


Digital Forensics Laboratory Fees; No. AD 5-2012

[42 Pa.B. 4913]
[Saturday, August 4, 2012]

Administrative Order

And Now, this 2nd day of July, 2012,

It Is Hereby Ordered:

 Effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, pursuant to 16 P. S. § 1403, any person who pleads guilty or nolo contendere, who is convicted, or who is placed in any diversionary program (i.e. A.R.D.) for any criminal offense shall, in addition to any fines, penalties or costs, in every case where the Lehigh County Digital Forensics Laboratory services were utilized to prosecute the offense, be sentenced to pay a laboratory user fee as listed below. The funds so collected shall be paid into the general fund of the County of Lehigh, but shall be separately identified in the County's records so that the amounts collected during any given period can be readily determined.

 1) a fee of $85.50 for each logical forensic examination of a mobile device (an examination which does not analyze a memory card separately from a mobile communication device);

 2) A fee of $193.50 for each physical forensic examination of a mobile device (an examination which analyzes both the memory card and the mobile communication device);

 3) A fee of $475 for each video field capture, edit; and enhancement;

 4) A fee of $1,392.25 for each forensic computer examination.

It Is Further Ordered that one (1) certified copy of this Order shall be filed by the Court Administrator of Lehigh County with the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts; that two (2) certified copies and a CD-ROM copy that complies with the requirement of Pa. Code § 13.11(b) shall be filed with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin; that one (1) certified copy shall be filed with the Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, which Committee has certified to this court that this Administrative Order is not inconsistent with any general rule of the Supreme Court. Finally, it is ordered that the Court Administration of Lehigh County publish a copy of this Order on the Unified Judicial System's web site at:

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1450. Filed for public inspection August 3, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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