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4 Pa. Code § 86.2. Definitions.

§ 86.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Camping—Use of a temporary or mobile structure for living accommodation activities such as sleeping or making preparations to sleep (including the laying down of bedding for the purpose of sleeping), or storing personal belongings, or bathing, or washing clothing, or making any fire, or using any tent or other structure for sleeping, or doing any digging or earth breaking, or carrying on cooking activities. These activities constitute camping, regardless of the intent of the participants or the nature of any other activities in which they may also be engaging, when it reasonably appears, in light of all the circumstances, that the participants, in conducting these activities, are in fact using the areas as living or sleeping accommodations.

   Capitol—The Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. Unless otherwise specified, the term includes the building (including the East Wing and garage facility) and its grounds.

   Capitol Complex—That property and buildings as delineated on the map in Appendix A, including, but not limited to, the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.

   Capitol security—Capitol Police and other police or security officers as may be supplemented at the discretion of the Secretary.

   Department—The Department of General Services of the Commonwealth, including the Capitol Police.

   Event—A performance, ceremony, presentation, meeting, rally or reception held in public areas.

   Exhibit—Any display of artwork, including, but not limited to, paintings, sculptures, arts and crafts, and photographs; public service and educational presentations; and historical displays.

   Rally—A gathering of people for the purpose of actively promoting a cause.

   Secretary—The Secretary of General Services or a designee.

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