2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 91 - Criminal History Record Information
9112 - Mandatory fingerprinting.

     § 9112.  Mandatory fingerprinting.
        (a)  General rule.--Fingerprints of all persons arrested for
     a felony, misdemeanor or summary offense which becomes a
     misdemeanor on a second arrest after conviction of that summary
     offense, shall be taken by the arresting authority, and within
     48 hours of the arrest, shall be forwarded to, and in a manner
     and such a form as provided by, the central repository.
        (b)  Other cases.--
            (1)  Where private complaints for a felony or misdemeanor
        result in a conviction, the court of proper jurisdiction
        shall order the defendant to submit for fingerprinting by the
        municipal police of the jurisdiction in which the offense was
        allegedly committed or in the absence of a police department,
        the State Police. Fingerprints so obtained shall, within 48
        hours, be forwarded to the central repository in a manner and
        in such form as may be provided by the central repository.
            (2)  Where defendants named in police complaints are
        proceeded against by summons, or for offenses under section
        3929 (relating to retail theft), the court of proper
        jurisdiction shall order the defendant to submit within five
        days of such order for fingerprinting by the municipal police
        of the jurisdiction in which the offense allegedly was
        committed or, in the absence of a police department, the
        State Police. Fingerprints so obtained shall, within 48
        hours, be forwarded to the central repository in a manner and
        in such form as may be provided by the central repository.
        (c)  Transmittal of information.--The central repository
     shall transmit the criminal history record information to the
     criminal justice agency which submitted a complete, accurate and
     classifiable fingerprint card.
     (Dec. 14, 1979, P.L.556, No.127, eff. imd.; June 11, 1982,
     P.L.476, No.138, eff. 180 days)

        Cross References.  Section 9112 is referred to in section
     6309 of Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure).

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