RECORD ON APPEAL FROM LOWER COURT
Rule 1911. Request for Transcript.
(a) General rule.The appellant shall request any transcript required under this chapter in the manner and make any necessary payment or deposit therefor in the amount and within the time prescribed by Rules 4001 et seq. of the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Administration.
(b) Cross-appeals.Where a cross-appeal has been taken, the cross-appellant shall also have a duty to pay for and cause the transcript to be filed and shall share the initial expense equally with all other appellants.
(c) Form.The request for transcript may be endorsed on, incorporated into, or attached to the notice of appeal or other document and shall be in substantially the following form:
A (notice of appeal) (petition for review) (petition for specialized review) (other appellate paper, as appropriate) having been filed in this matter, the official court reporter is hereby requested to produce, certify and file the transcript in this matter in conformity with Rule 1922 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure.
(d) Effect of failure to comply.If the appellant fails to take the action required by these rules and the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Administration for the preparation of the transcript, the appellate court may take such action as it deems appropriate, which may include dismissal of the appeal.
For the Uniform Rules Governing Court Reporting and Transcripts, see Pa.R.J.A. No. 40014016. Local rules should also be consulted as to deposit requirements, fees, and additional procedures.
The provisions of this Rule 1911 adopted April 26, 1982, effective July 15, 1981, 12 Pa.B. 1536; amended July 7, 1997, effective in 60 days, 27 Pa.B. 3503; amended December 2, 2016, effective January 1, 2017, 46 Pa.B. 7801; amended January 7, 2020, effective August 1, 2020, 50 Pa.B. 505. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (385479) to (385480).
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