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22 Pa. Code § 31.62. Approval procedure.

§ 31.62. Approval procedure.

 (a)  An institution that desires to award honorary degrees and does not have legal authorization allowing this privilege may petition the Secretary for approval to award the degrees. In the petition, the institution shall set forth the degrees to be awarded and the procedures for the selection of candidates and be prepared to support awards of honorary degrees on the basis of meritorious service to mankind.

 (b)  An institution approved to award honorary degrees under subsection (a) is not required to submit complete petitions to award additional honorary degrees, but shall apply to the Secretary to be permitted to award types of honorary degrees not previously approved.


   The provisions of this §  31.62 amended under sections 2603-B and 2604-B of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  26-2603-B and 26-2604-B); and section 1 of the act of August 13, 1963 (P. L. 698, No. 372) (24 P. S. §  2421) (Repealed).


   The provisions of this §  31.62 adopted April 30, 1982, effective May 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 1389; amended February 7, 1992, effective February 8, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 578; amended July 14, 2006, effective July 15, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 3650. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (244539).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  31.1 (relating to purpose and scope); and 22 Pa. Code §  31.63 (relating to revocation).

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