PUMCLR 8.3 CONTESTED HEARINGS - SUBPOENAS AND WITNESSES a) A request by a defendant for the Court to subpoena an officer must be made at the court in person at least 14 days prior to the date of the contested hearing. Failure to comply with the time limits set forth in this rule will be grounds for the Court to deny a request to subpoena the officer. All officer subpoena cases shall be heard on a calendar where the prosecuting attorney is scheduled to be present and a request to subpoena the officer will result in the case being rescheduled to the next date and time of that special-set calendar. For requests made pursuant to this rule, the Court will cause the subpoena to be served upon the officer. b) For a non-officer witness, a subpoena may be issued in accordance with IRLJ 3.1(a). It is the responsibility of the party issuing or requesting the subpoena to arrange for proper service. Each party is responsible for the costs incurred by that party as provided in RCW 46.63.151. c) A request for a Speed Measuring Device expert must be filed in accordance with IRLJ 6.6(b). The request must be on a separate pleading. The Court may allow the speed measuring device expert to testify telephonically from a location other than the courtroom. All cases requiring the testimony of a Speed Measuring Device expert shall be heard on a calendar where the prosecuting attorney is scheduled to be present and a request filed pursuant to IRLJ 6.6 will result in the case being rescheduled to the next date and time of that special-set calendar. A defendant who causes the Speed Measuring Device expert to be subpoenaed shall be responsible for all costs related to the appearance of that witness in court, including any appearance made by the expert telephonically, as provided in RCW 46.63.151 if thereafter found by the court to have committed the infraction.
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