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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE I COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 221 CLERKS, ATTORNEYS AND OTHER OFFICERS OF JUDICIAL COURTS
  • Section 88 Furnishing transcripts of notes; fees

Section 88. Upon request of the presiding justice or any party, the stenographer shall furnish a transcript of his notes, or any part thereof, taken at a trial or hearing, for which he shall be paid by the party requesting it at the rate of $3 per page for the original and $1 per page for each additional copy ordered at the same time. If requested by a party, the stenographer shall furnish an electronic reproduction at an amount not to exceed $5 for each electronic reproduction requested. All electronic reproductions shall be in an open source format as specified by the office of transcription services. Additional paper copies, if so requested by an indigent person or counsel for an indigent person, shall be paid at $.10 per page. In the event that daily copy is ordered by the presiding justice or any party, the rate shall be $4.50 per page for the original copy and $1.50 per page for each additional copy; provided that, if requested by a party, the stenographer shall furnish an electronic reproduction at an amount not to exceed $5 for each electronic reproduction; and provided further, that additional paper copies, if so requested by an indigent person or counsel for an indigent person, shall be paid at $.10 per page. If a transcript is ordered by the presiding justice or, in a criminal case, by the district attorney, payment therefor shall be made at the same rate by the administrative office of the trial court upon a voucher approved by the presiding justice and, in a criminal case, the charges for transcripts furnished to a justice and to the district attorney shall be taxed like other expenses. If the presiding justice orders that a statement given to the police be transcribed, all parties shall receive a copy and payment therefor shall be made at the same rate by the administrative office of the trial court upon a voucher approved by the presiding justice.