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For purposes of this Article 50, the following definitions apply:
“Admit” or “Admission” means a College’s invitation to an Applicant to enroll in the College, including a conditional or deferred invitation, or a decision to place an Applicant on the College’s waitlist.
“Applicant” means (a) a person who has applied for admission to a College; or (b) a person who has inquired about admission to a College, but only where the inquiry relates to the inquiring party’s possible admission to the College, not to inquiries made on behalf of another person.
“Arrest” means questioning, apprehending, taking into custody or detention, holding for investigation, charging, indicting, or trying, a person for any felony, misdemeanor, or other criminal offense. “Arrest” includes these actions only when conducted by a law enforcement officer.
“College” means any private post-secondary educational institution located in San Francisco that awards degrees signifying satisfactory completion of the requirements of a postsecondary educational program at the associate’s level or above. “College” does not include institutions that are part of the State of California, including City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and the University of California.
“Conviction” means an adjudication (following a trial, guilty plea, or no-contest plea) that a person was guilty of any felony or misdemeanor. “Conviction” includes: (a) an adjudication that a person was guilty in a juvenile proceeding of, or had a juvenile petition sustained in connection with, any felony or misdemeanor; and (b) convictions that have been judicially dismissed, expunged, voided, invalidated, or otherwise rendered inoperative, by way of example but not limitation, under California Penal Code Sections 1203.4, 1203.4a, or 1203.41.
“Criminal History” means an Applicant’s record of Arrest or Conviction.
“Director” means the Executive Director of HRC or the Director’s designee.
“HRC” means the Human Rights Commission, or any successor department or office.