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RULE §265.402Definitions

The following words and terms shall have the following meaning when used in this subchapter, unless the context indicates otherwise.

  (1) Act--Texas Education Code, Chapter 51, Subchapter Z, §51.976, Training And Examination Program For Employees of Campus Programs For Minors on Warning Signs Of Sexual Abuse and Child Molestation.

  (2) Camper--A minor, under the age of 18 years, who is attending a campus program for minors.

  (3) Campus program for minors--A program that:

    (A) is operated by or on the campus of an institution of higher education or a private or independent institution of higher education;

    (B) offers recreational, athletic, religious, or educational activities for at least 20 campers who:

      (i) are not enrolled at the institution;

      (ii) attend or temporarily reside at the camp for all or part of at least four days; and

    (C) is not a day camp or youth camp as defined by Texas Health and Safety Code, §141.002, or a facility or program required to be licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

  (4) Department--Department of State Health Services.

  (5) Employee--A person of any age who receives compensation for work or service at a campus program for minors.

  (6) Institution of higher education--Has the meaning assigned by Texas Education Code, §61.003.

  (7) Person--Includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity.

  (8) Private or independent institution of higher education--Has the meaning assigned by Texas Education Code, §61.003.

  (9) Program operator--A person who owns, operates, or supervises a campus program for minors, regardless of whether it is operated on a for-profit or non-profit basis.

  (10) Training and examination program on sexual abuse and child molestation--A program approved by the department under §265.404 of this title (relating to Training and Examination Program on Sexual Abuse and Child Molestation).

Source Note: The provisions of this §265.402 adopted to be effective July 22, 2012, 37 TexReg 5280

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