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§ 448.801-B. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: November 3, 2022

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1C. Health Care Facilities Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8-B. Temporary Health Care Services Agencies (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 3, 2022
35 P.S. § 448.801-B
§ 448.801-B. Definitions
<For application of 2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 1938, No. 128, to temporary health care services agencies based on date of commencement of operations, see § 2 of that act.>
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Controlling person.” Any of the following:
(1) A business entity, officer, program administrator or director whose responsibilities include the direction of the management of policies of a temporary health care services agency.
(2) An individual who, directly or indirectly, beneficially owns an interest in a corporation, partnership or other business association that is a controlling person.
“Health care facility.” Any of the following:
(1) A long-term care nursing facility as defined in section 802.1.
(2) A personal care home or an assisted living residence, licensed by the Department of Human Services under the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L. 31, No. 21),1 known as the Human Services Code.
“Health care personnel.” Any of the following:
(1) A nurse aide as defined in section 2 of the act of June 9, 1997 (P.L. 169, No. 14),2 known as the Nurse Aide Resident Abuse Prevention Training Act.
(2) A registered nurse as defined in 49 Pa. Code § 21.1 (relating to definitions).
(3) An LPN as defined in 49 Pa. Code § 21.141 (relating to definitions).
(4) A direct care staff person as defined in 55 Pa. Code § 2600.4 (relating to definitions).
“Person.” Any of the following:
(1) An individual, firm, corporation, partnership or association.
(2) A controlling person.
“Registration.” A registration issued by the department to a person that operates a temporary health care services agency under section 802-B.3
“Temporary health care services agency.” As follows:
(1) A person engaged for hire in the business of providing or procuring temporary employment in health care facilities for health care personnel.
(2) The term does not include an individual who only engages on the individual's own to provide services on a temporary basis to health care facilities or a home health care agency licensed under 28 Pa. Code Ch. 601 (relating to home health care agencies).4


1979, July 19, P.L. 130, No. 48, § 801-B, added 2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 1938, No. 128, § 1, imd. effective.


62 P.S. § 101 et seq.
63 P.S. § 672.
35 P.S. § 448.802-B.
28 Pa. Code § 601.1 et seq.
35 P.S. § 448.801-B, PA ST 35 P.S. § 448.801-B
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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