IN RE: ORDER AMENDING RULE 2572 OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE
NOW, this 14th day of February, 2017, upon the
recommendation of the Appellate Court Procedural Rules
Committee; the proposal having been submitted without
publication pursuant to Pa.R.J.A. No. 103(a) in the interest
of efficient administration:
Ordered pursuant to Article V, Section 10 of the Constitution
of Pennsylvania that Rule 2572 of the Pennsylvania Rules of
Appellate Procedure is amended in the attached form.
Order shall be processed in accordance with Pa.R.J.A. No.
103(b), and shall be effective April 1, 2017.
to the rule are shown in bold and are underlined.
from the rule are shown in bold and brackets.
2572. Time for Remand of Record.
General rule.-[Unless otherwise ordered:] Except
as provided in paragraphs (b) or (c), [(1) The]
the record shall be remanded [to the court or other
tribunal from which it was certified at the expiration of 30
days] after the entry of the judgment or other final order of
the appellate court possessed of the record.
The pendency of an application for reargument, or of any
other application affecting the order, or the pendency of a
petition for allowance of appeal from the order, shall stay
the remand of the record until the disposition thereof, and
until after 30 days after the entry of a final order in the
appellate court possessed of the record.]
Supreme Court orders.-The time for the remand of the
record [pursuant to subdivision (a)] following orders of the
Supreme Court shall be
[(1)](i) Seven days after expiration of
the time for filing an appeal or petition for writ
of [certiorari]certiorari to the United States
Supreme Court in cases in which the death penalty has been
[(2)](ii) 14 days in all other cases.
amendment provides for remand seven days after expiration of
the time for appeal or petition for writ of certiorari to the
United States Supreme Court in cases in which the death
penalty has been imposed. This keeps the movement of the
record to a minimum, ...