§ 2233. Definitions
Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 P.S. Children
11 P.S. § 2233
§ 2233. 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:
“Board.” The Children's Trust Fund Board.
“Child.” A person under 18 years of age.
“Child abuse.” As defined in section 3 of the act of November 26, 1975 (P.L. 438, No. 124), known as the Child Protective Services Law.1
“Designee.” An individual who is not a member of the Children's Trust Fund Board and who is acting in the absence of and designated to represent the interests of a board member.
“Neglect.” Harm to a child's health or welfare by a person responsible for the child's health or welfare which occurs through negligent treatment, including the failure, whether or not intentional, to provide adequate food, clothing, shelter or medical care.
“Program.” A community-based program for children of direct provision of services for child abuse and neglect prevention. The term includes, but is not limited to, educational services in parenting, prenatal care, perinatal bonding, child development, basic child care, care of children with special needs, coping with family stress, personal safety and sexual abuse prevention training for children, self-care training for latchkey children, crisis care, aid to parents, child abuse counseling, peer support groups for abusive or potentially abusive parents and their children, lay health visitors, respite or crisis child care and early identification of families where the potential for child abuse and neglect exists.
“Public member.” A person who is appointed to the board by the Governor and who holds no Federal, State or local appointed or elected government position other than a position on a State or local human services advisory committee.
“Trust fund.” The Children's Trust Fund established by section 8.2
1988, Dec. 15, P.L. 1235, No. 151, § 3, effective in 90 days. Amended 1998, Dec. 3, P.L. 942, No. 123, § 1, effective in 60 days.
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Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 1. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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