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22 Pa. Code § 11.23. Health care.

§ 11.23. Health care.

 Upon written parental request, a student may be excused during school hours for the purpose of obtaining professional health care or therapy service only if the following requirements are met:

   (1)  The health or therapeutic services are to be rendered by Commonwealth licensed practitioners.

   (2)  It is not practical or possible for the student to receive the services outside of school hours.

   (3)  The time of necessary absence from school involves a minimum of interference with the student’s regular program of studies.


   The provisions of this §  11.23 amended under section 1317(a) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  367(a)); and sections 1327, 1330, 1372, 1511 and 2603-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  13-1327, 13-1330, 13-1372, 15-1511 and 26-2603-B).


   The provisions of this §  11.23 amended December 19, 1986, effective December 20, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 4874; amended October 22, 2004, effective October 23, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 5798. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (244458) and (252441).

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