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57.1.    Definitions.

§ 57.1. Definitions.

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

   Act—Debt Management Services Act (63 P. S. § §  2401—2449).

   Certifying organization—An independent third-party offering debt management services certification for credit counselors and continuing education courses for credit counselors and supervisors.

   Continuing education unit—An hour of continuing education.

   Credit counselor—An individual who interacts, corresponds or otherwise communicates with a consumer on behalf of a licensee to discuss, develop, implement or maintain a consumer education program for the consumer regarding debt management services.

   Licensee—A debt management service provider licensed by the Department under the act.

   Supervisor—An individual with direct responsibility for the actions of one or more credit counselors, including a manager.

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