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§ 23-2301-A. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: September 13, 2004

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XXIII-a. Credit Card Marketing
Effective: September 13, 2004
24 P.S. § 23-2301-A
§ 23-2301-A. Definitions
For the purposes of this article the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) “Board” shall mean the State Board of Education.
(2) “Campus” shall include the premises and grounds of an institution of higher education.
(3) “Credit card debt education literature” shall mean the information developed by a college or university, by a registered nonprofit organization, credit card marketer or by other sources, as identified and approved by the institution of higher education that details the appropriate use, benefit and risk of incurring debt through the use of credit cards.
(4) “Credit card marketer” shall include a person, corporation, financial institution or business entity that promotes, offers or accepts applications for a credit card.
(5) “Institution of higher education” means any of the following:
(i) A community college operating under Article XIX-A.
(ii) A university within the State System of Higher Education.
(iii) The Pennsylvania State University.
(iv) The University of Pittsburgh.
(v) Temple University.
(vi) Lincoln University.
(vii) Any other institution that is hereafter designated as “State-related” by the Commonwealth.
(viii) Any accredited private or independent college or university.
(6) “Student” shall mean a person who is at least 18 years of age and who attends an institution of higher education, whether enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XXIII-A, § 2301-A, added 2004, July 15, P.L. 722, No. 82, § 3, effective in 60 days [Sept. 13, 2004].
24 P.S. § 23-2301-A, PA ST 24 P.S. § 23-2301-A
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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