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2006-08-14-01

The Supreme Court of South Carolina

RE:  Amendment to Rule 607, SCACR


ORDER


Pursuant to Article V, §4A, of the South Carolina Constitution, Rule 607(h), SCACR, is amended to read:

(h)     Fees for Transcription and Other Services.

(1)     By Judicial Department Court Reporter.  A court reporter shall receive the following fees:

(A)  A fee of Three Dollars and Twenty-Five Cents ($3.25) per page for producing an original transcript.

(B)  A fee of Seventy-Five Cents ($.75) per page for furnishing a copy of a previously prepared transcript. 

(C)  A fee of One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) per page for each person receiving Real-time output when a Real-time Request is signed by the requestor.

(D)  A fee of One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) per page for unedited (rough copy) ASCII Disks when no request for an original transcript has been made.

(E)  A fee of Thirty-Five Dollars ($35) for edited ASCII disks.  This service is only available to a requestor who has requested an original or a copy of the transcript.

(F)  A fee of One Dollar ($1) per page for condensed transcripts, which contain no more than four pages of text.  This service is only available to a requestor who has requested an original or a copy of the transcript.

(G)  A fee of Fifty Cents ($.50) per page for Keyword Indexing.  This service is only available to a requestor who has requested an original or a copy of the transcript.

(H)  A fee of Thirty-Five Dollars ($35) for e-mailed transcripts.   This service is only available to a requestor who has requested an original or a copy of the transcript.

(I)  A fee of One Dollar and Fifty Cents ($1.50) per page for unedited (rough draft) e-mailed transcripts.

(2)     By Private Court Reporter.  In the event the court reporter is not an employee of the Judicial Department, the fees to be charged shall be that agreed upon by the court reporter and the parties.  The transcript produced by the Judicial Department court reporter is the official transcript.

This amendment is effective September 1, 2006, and it shall be applicable to all requests received by a court reporter on or after that date.

s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/James E. Moore                             J.

s/John H. Waller, Jr.                           J.

s/E.C. Burnett, III                                 J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

Columbia, South Carolina
August 14, 2006