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§ 2303. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: August 16, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 37. Check Casher Licensing Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. General Provisions
Effective: August 16, 2016
63 P.S. § 2303
§ 2303. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Check.” A type of negotiable instrument as defined in 13 Pa.C.S. § 3104 (f), (g) and (h) (relating to negotiable instrument) and domestic postal money orders.
“Check casher.” A business entity, whether operating as a proprietorship, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation that engages in the cashing of checks for a fee.
“Department.” The Department of Banking and Securities of the Commonwealth.
“Licensee.” A check casher licensed by the Department of Banking to engage in the business of cashing checks at a fixed location or by means of a mobile unit.
“Mobile unit.” A vehicle or other movable means from which a check casher conducts business.


1998, Feb. 18, P.L. 146, No. 22, § 103, effective in 60 days. Amended 2016, June 17, P.L. 339, No. 45, § 1, effective in 60 days [Aug. 16, 2016].
63 P.S. § 2303, PA ST 63 P.S. § 2303
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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