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Rule 227.3*(a)-*(d) Payment for Transcript
*(a) The party requesting a transcript of the record or any portion
thereof in a motion for post-trial relief shall pay the cost thereof.
Where any other party files an objection requesting that an additional
portion of the record be transcribed, the trial judge, in the absence
of agreement by the parties, shall in his/her discretion and to the
extent this matter is not covered in the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial
Administration 5000.1 et seq., assign the cost of such additional
transcribing to any or all parties or to the County.
*(b) The designation of the portion of the record to be transcribed
required by Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 227.3 shall include
the date the trial started and the courtroom where the trial was
held. A copy of this designation shall be submitted contemporaneously
with the filing of the motion for post-trial relief to the court
reporter or reporters who took the notes in designation.
*(c) The party requesting the transcribing of the record or any
part thereof shall pay a deposit of $250 for every day or partial
day of transcript requested directly to the court reporter at the
time of filing the appeal and certify that same has been paid upon
the designation notice aforesaid. Failure to pay the transcript deposit
to the court reporter and so certify on the designation notice may
be a basis for refusal of the motions or dismissal of the exceptions
for lack of a transcript.
*(d) The official court reporter shall transcribe and file the stenographic
transcript of the trial and furnish copies thereof to the parties
at the cost of the County only when ordered to do so specially in
each particular case by the trial judge, either by direction dictated
upon the stenographic record of the trial, by endorsement on the
filed motion aforesaid or by separate written order. If the trial
judge shall refuse to enter such order upon request, any party aggrieved
thereby may request the President Judge to designate two other judges
of this Court to constitute, with the trial judge, a Court en banc
for the limited purpose of review of such refusal. The decision of
the majority of the judges constituting such Court en banc shall
be final on the question.