A: A minor, as defined in the Pennsylvania child labor act, is an individual under 18 years of age.
Is 17 a minor in Pennsylvania?
The Pennsylvania age of consent is 16 years old. The law allows those aged 16 to 17 to consent to sexual activity with each other, but not to anyone 18 or older. Those between the ages of 13 to 15 may or may not be able to consent to a partner less than four years older than themselves.
Can a 15 year old date an 18 year old in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.
What age can you dropout of school in PA 2020?
Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, children in Pennsylvania must enter school by the age of six years old. The state board of education also approved another requirement that raises the age of student drop-out from 17 years old to 18 years old.