The opinion of the court was delivered by: Norma L. Shapiro J.
AND NOW, this 26th day of July, 2011, it appearing that:
a. By Order of January 14, 2011, Mr. Camacho's petition for writ of habeas corpus was referred to Magistrate Judge Hart for a Report and Recommendation.
b. On January 20, 2011, petitioner filed a motion for production of transcripts.
c. On April 5, 2011, petitioner was given leave to file an amended petition for habeas corpus, which he filed on April 18, 2011.
d. On April 18, 2011, petitioner filed a motion for stay and abeyance of these habeas proceedings; defendants responded to this motion and petitioner's habeas petition on June 3, 2011.
e. On June 23, 2011, Magistrate Judge Hart filed a Report and Recommendation in which he recommended that petitioner's motion for stay and abeyance be granted.
It is therefore ORDERED that:
1. After careful and independent consideration of the petition for writ of habeas corpus, and after review of the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Jacob P. Hart, the Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
2. Petitioner's motion for stay and abeyance (paper no. 18) is GRANTED. This matter is STAYED pending the outcome of petitioner's pending PCRA matter.
3. Petitioner's motion for production of transcripts (paper no. 8) is DENIED without prejudice to renewal when the stay of this action is lifted.
4. This case shall be placed in ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSE. Petitioner and respondents shall notify the court within thirty (30) days of the conclusion of the pending PCRA matter.
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