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Subchapter F. FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARY


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29.91.    Payment through financial intermediary.
29.92.    Pittsburgh Magistrates Court—Payment of Fines, Costs, Fees and Other Remittances.

§ 29.91. Payment through financial intermediary.

 (a)  The Supreme Court, pursuant to Art. 5, §  10 of the Pennsylvania Constitution, and 42 Pa.C.S. §  1721, hereby authorizes the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania to adjust the level of fines, costs, fees and other remittances as otherwise fixed by law so as to facilitate the transmission of remittances through or by a financial intermediary pursuant to such regulations without net cost to any government unit, pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. §  3502(c)(3).

 (b)  For purposes of 42 Pa.C.S. §  3502(c) and this regulation, the term financial intermediary shall include credit card issuers, ticket processing service organizations, and other institutions providing services relating to the collection of fines, costs and other remittances.

Source

   The provisions of this §  29.91 adopted October 14, 1988, effective October 14, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 4860.

§ 29.92. Pittsburgh Magistrates Court—Payment of Fines, Costs, Fees and Other Remittances

 (a)  Pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. §  3502(c)(1) and (2), the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania hereby authorizes the payment of fines, costs, fees and other remittances in all cases under the Motor Vehicle Code (Title 75, Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes) and all local ordinances prosecuted in the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court through or by a credit card issuer or other financial intermediary. The City of Pittsburgh is hereby authorized to enter into contracts for such services, as agent of the Administrative Office, with credit card issuers and other financial intermediaries.

 (b)  Pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S.A. §  3502(c)(3), the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania hereby adjusts the level of fines, costs, fees and other remittances in all cases under the Motor Vehicle Code (Title 75, Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes) and all local ordinances prosecuted in the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court as follows:

   (i)  by increasing such costs, fees and remittances in an amount not more than 30% of the entire amount collected by a contracting financial intermediary per citation. Said amount shall be paid to a contracting financial intermediary and shall be added to the fines, costs, fees and other remittances at such time as an adjudication of guilt is entered against the defendant by a judge of the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court, and

   (ii)  by increasing such costs, fees and remittances in an amount not more than 5% of the entire amount collected through a credit card issuer per citation. Said amount shall be paid to a credit card issuer and shall be added at the time of payment.

 (c)  This regulation shall be effective October 26, 1992, and shall apply to all citations filed with the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court prior to that date.

Source

   The provisions of this §  29.92 adopted October 26, 1992, effective October 26, 1992, and apply to all citations filed with the Pittsburgh Magistrates Court prior to that date, 22 Pa.B. 5516.



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