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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-184



Rules of Criminal Procedure No. 202; No. 4 AD 2012; CPJ 7, Page 1357

[42 Pa.B. 669]
[Saturday, February 4, 2012]

Administrative Order

And Now, this 18th day of January, 2012, it is hereby Ordered that Lancaster County Rule of Criminal Procedure No. 202* (to replace the previous rule in its entirety) is adopted as follows:

 The Court Administrator is directed to:

 1. File one (1) certified copy of this Order and Rule with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

 2. File two (2) certified paper copies and one (1) diskette or CD-ROM containing this Order and Rule with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 3. Publish a copy of this Order and Rule on the Unified Judicial Systems web site at http:/

 4. Keep continuously available for public inspection copies of the Order and Rule in the Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Office.

 This Order shall become effective 30 days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

*Rule 202. Approval of Search Warrant Application by Attorney for the Commonwealth—Local Option.

 The District Attorney, having filed a certification pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 202, search warrants for the crimes listed below, shall not hereafter be issued by any judicial officer, unless the search warrant applications have the approval of an attorney for the Commonwealth before filing:

 A. A violation of any criminal offense listed in any title of the Pennsylvania Statutes and/or Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Annotated. Prior approval is not required when the search warrant is solely seeking any one of the following:

 1. the release of blood alcohol content test results based on any sub-section of 75 Pa.C.S.A. § 3802,

 2. Financial records,

 3. Medical records,

 4. Phone records of a person described as a victim or witness within the four corners of the affidavit of probable cause on the application.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-184. Filed for public inspection February 3, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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