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§ 16-1602-C. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XVI-C. Disclosure of Interscholastic Athletics Opportunities
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 16-1602-C
§ 16-1602-C. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this article shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Athletic facilities.” Locker rooms, playing fields, gymnasiums, field houses, arenas, athletic training rooms, stadiums, weight rooms or any other location used by secondary school students and their coaches for sports training, practice, competition and coaching.
“Department.” The Department of Education of the Commonwealth.
“Equipment and supplies.” Sport-specific equipment and supplies, general equipment and supplies, instructional devices and conditioning and weight training equipment.
“Participant.” A secondary school student who is:
(1) receiving institutionally sponsored support normally provided to athletes competing at the institution involved, such as coaching, equipment, medical and training room services, on a regular basis during a sport's season;
(2) participating in organized practice sessions and other team meetings and activities on a regular basis during a sport's season; and
(3) listed on the team list on the day of the team's first scheduled competition, excluding preseason scrimmages.
“School entity.” A school of a school district, joint school district, area career and technical school or charter school that provides interscholastic athletic opportunities for secondary school students.
“Secondary school student.” A student who attends a school entity in grades 7 through 12.
“Travel.” Transportation, housing furnished during travel and per diem dining allowances.
“Uniforms.” Clothing for practice and games, such as shoes, rain gear and warm-up suits.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XVI-C, § 1602-C, added 2012, June 30, P.L. 684, No. 82, § 22.1, effective in 60 days [Aug. 29, 2012]. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 38, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 16-1602-C, PA ST 24 P.S. § 16-1602-C
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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