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Submitted: October 26, 2001

Thomas P. Sweeney (Appellant) appeals pro se from an order of the Court of Common Pleas of Butler County (trial court), denying his petition for stay of execution. We affirm.

The facts of this case are not in dispute. Appellant was convicted of third-degree homicide. In July of 1991, Appellant was sentenced to a period of incarceration of seven to fourteen years. Appellant was further directed to pay restitution in the amount of $2008.50 to a Judith Snyder. Appellant was thereafter incarcerated at the State Correctional Institution at Mercer (SCI-Mercer). In May of 2000, Lisa Weiland Lotz (Lotz), Clerk of Courts of the trial court, filed a notice with SCI-Mercer pursuant to Section 9728(b)(5) of the Sentencing Code (commonly referred to as Act 84), 42 Pa. C.S. �9728(b)(5), for the collection of outstanding costs, fines and restitution from Appellant. *fn1 In the notice, Lotz requested that DOC/SCI-Mercer withhold twenty percent (20%) of Appellant’s prison account. DOC/SCI-Mercer complied with the notice and began making the requested withholdings.

 
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