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22 Pa. Code § 35.29c. Local sponsor residency.

§ 35.29c. Local sponsor residency.

 (a)  The college may adopt residency requirements for the determination of domicile in its own service area. The requirements may be less but not more restrictive than set forth below:

   (1)  Continuous residence in the area of the member of the local sponsor for a period of 12 months prior to registration as a student. A student may rebut this presumption by convincing evidence.

   (2)  A minor under the age of 18 shall be presumed to have the domicile of parents or guardian. A minor may prove emancipation and independent domicile through convincing evidence.

   (3)  A United States government employe or a member of the armed forces domiciled in the area of the member of the local sponsor immediately preceding entry into government service, and who continuously maintained legal residence in the same area, shall be presumed to have domicile. Others in government service may, by convincing evidence, establish domicile.

 (b)  Local continuous tuition support shall be provided for students who move permanently within the sponsor service area of the college. Local agreements shall determine how the proration of member share will be determined. A copy of this agreement shall be filed with the Department upon request.

 (c)  Students moving within the sponsor service area of the college who cannot establish domicile at their new address shall continue to be sponsored by the member of the local sponsor in which domicile had previously been established.


   The provisions of this §  35.29c adopted June 10, 1977, effective June 11, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1577.

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