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22 Pa. Code § 135.1. Definitions.

§ 135.1. Definitions.

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

   Approved graduate library school—Any graduate library school inside or outside of this Commonwealth which is accredited by the American Library Association.

   Approved Pennsylvania library—Any library in this Commonwealth which complies with the following conditions:

     (i)   When the salary of a library trainee is paid with Federal funds the approved library is required to provide public library services under section 303 of The Library Code (24 P.S. §  4303) and meet the conditions for use of such Federal funds.

     (ii)   The State Librarian may limit the number of library trainees employed by a single library and he shall approve the position accepted by the library trainee as long as the trainee is under contract with the Commonwealth.

   Full-time employment—The work week regarded as full-time by the State Library or by the approved Commonwealth library in which the trainee is serving under agreement with the Commonwealth, not to be less than 35 hours.

   Library trainee—A person selected and employed by the State Library in the personnel classification of library trainee and who receives on-the-job training for no more than one calendar year in an institution of higher education as a candidate for a graduate degree in library service.

   (Editor’s Note: The Library Code (24 P.S. § §  4101—4503) was repealed by the act of November 1, 2012 (P.L. 1683, No. 210) and replaced by 24 Pa.C.S. Chapter 93 (relating to Public Library Code).)

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  135.6 (relating to contract for employment by State Library).

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