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§ 6515. Penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: January 27, 2020

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 41. Private Licensed Schools Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 27, 2020
24 P.S. § 6515
§ 6515. Penalties
(a) Summary offense.--A person who violates or fails to comply with this act or a rule, regulation or standard promulgated under this act commits a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $300.
(b) Civil penalty.--
(1) Subject to paragraph (2), in addition to any other penalty provided in this act, the board may, by a majority vote of its statutorily authorized membership, levy a civil penalty of up to $2,500 on any licensee who violates any provision of this act or any person who operates a private licensed school without being properly licensed under this act. A civil penalty may only be assessed once per violation. Prior to the collection of the penalty, the licensee or person shall have access to the hearing procedure provided in Title 2 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (relating to administrative law and procedure).
(2) The board may revise the amount of the civil penalty imposed under paragraph (1) by regulation. Any increase to the civil penalty under this paragraph shall be reasonable and required to deter violations of this act.


1986, Dec. 15, P.L. 1585, No. 174, § 15, effective Jan. 1, 1987. Amended 2019, Nov. 27, P.L. 753, No. 110, § 7, effective in 60 days [Jan. 27, 2020].
24 P.S. § 6515, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6515
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 29. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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