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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 545. Regulations for the Nurse Educator Scholarship Program
6/18/2024

12VAC5-545-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Board" or "Board of Health" means the State Board of Health.

"Commissioner" means the State Health Commissioner.

"Committee" means a group that advises the commissioner on the awarding of the nurse educator scholarships.

"Department" means the department that manages and administers the program.

"Interest" means the prime lending rate as published in the Wall Street Journal on the last day of the month in which the recipient is determined to be in default, plus two percentage points.

"Penalty" means an amount of money equal to one times the amount of all monetary scholarship awards paid to the scholarship recipient.

"Recipient" or "scholarship recipient" means an eligible registered nurse who enters into a contract with the commissioner and receives one or more scholarship awards via the Virginia Nurse Educator Scholarship Program.

"Restitution" means the amount of monetary reimbursement, including repayment of all pertinent scholarship awards plus penalty and applicable interest that will be owed to the Commonwealth of Virginia by a scholarship recipient who is in default of his contractual obligation.

"Teaching service" means to teach as a nurse educator in a Virginia nursing school for two years for each year of a scholarship award.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-122.6:01 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 7, eff. January 17, 2013.

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