Rule 17 was amended on December 17, 2011.
Please see the amended Rule below.
Rule 17. Duty of Trial Court Clerks.
The clerk of the trial court shall certify and transmit to the Clerk of this Court the original transcript and copies of all records as required within the time prescribed by statute. Trial court orders included in the record must contain the signature of the trial court judge. Conformed signatures, stamped signatures, and signatures with permission shall not be permitted. Transmittal shall be made by the clerk or deputy clerk personally or by first class United States mail, express mail, or commercial courier or delivery service, charges prepaid. Transmittal by a party or attorney is prohibited.