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In re Order Amending Rules 170 & 173 of Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

February 12, 2015

IN RE: ORDER AMENDING RULES 170 AND 173 OF THE RULES OF JUVENILE COURT PROCEDURE

SUPREME COURT RULES DOCKET

ORDER

PER CURIAM

AND NOW, this 12TH day of February, 2015, upon the recommendation of the Juvenile Court Procedural Rules Committee, the proposal having been submitted without publication pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(a)(3):

IT IS ORDERED pursuant to Article V, Section 10 of the Constitution of Pennsylvania that the modifications to Rules 170 and 173 of the Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure are approved in the attached form.

This ORDER shall be processed in accordance with Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(b), and shall be effective immediately.

Madame Justice Todd dissents.

RULE 170. MOTION TO EXPUNGE OR DESTROY RECORDS

COMMENT

The new procedures instituted with the changes of 2014[-] require one procedure for expunging or destroying records, fingerprints, and photographs. One order will go to the appropriate agencies and departments as required by Rule 172 and will help those agencies become more efficient in the manner in which items are destroyed or expunged.

Official Note:

Amended February 12, 2015, effective immediately.

RULE 173. RETENTION OF SPECIFIC INFORMATION FROM JUVENILE RECORDS

D. Statistical and research purposes. The juvenile probation office, the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission, and the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts may maintain the following information in a separate document, file, or database for statistical and research purposes:

1) a list of juvenile names;
2) identifying information, such as date of birth;
3) demographic information;
[2]4) a list of the delinquent acts alleged or petitioned;
[3]5) a list of the delinquent acts found, if applicable;
[4]6) the disposition of the case; and
[5]7) any recidivism information.

COMMENT

Paragraph (D) provides for the retention of specific information for statistical and research purposes. The information gathered under this paragraph is confidential. [A juvenile’s name may not be associated with this information. Demographics, however, may be retained.] However, [A]aggregate data compiled [under this paragraph also] may be shared with other persons as statistical and research [records only]information. When sharing aggregate data, the juvenile’s name or any identifying information cannot be utilized.

Official Note:

Amended February 12, 2015, effective immediately.


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