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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 10-1027



Imposition of Laboratory Fees in Certain Criminal Matters; Administrative Order No. 57

[40 Pa.B. 2934]
[Saturday, June 5, 2010]

And Now, this 10th day of May, 2010, pursuant to 16 P. S. § 1403, it is hereby Ordered and Directed that all defendants convicted under the Driving After Imbibing Statute, Title 75, Chapter 38, of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other controlled substance and anyone accepted into Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition in such matters, shall be assessed a fee of $150.00 to offset forensic laboratory costs associated with prosecution of these offenses. Said fees shall be assessed as court costs. This fee is in addition to all other authorized fines, costs and supervision fees legally assessed.

 Fees so collected shall be paid into the General fund of Bucks County. Each year the Controller's Office shall disburse these funds to the Bucks County District Attorney's Office which shall apply the said funds to the cost of performing forensic tests necessary to the investigation and prosecution of the said cases.

 This Order shall become effective July 1, 2010.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1027. Filed for public inspection June 4, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]

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