Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
7/19/2024

Part I. General Information

12VAC5-530-10. Purpose.

This chapter sets forth the criteria for eligibility, circumstances under which awards will be made, and the process for awarding Virginia medical scholarships to medical students; the general terms and conditions applicable to the obligation of each recipient of a medical scholarship to practice medicine in a medically underserved area of Virginia, as identified by the Board of Health by regulation, or to practice medicine in a designated state facility as defined in this chapter regulations; and penalties for a recipient's failure to fulfill the practice requirements of the Virginia Medical Scholarship Program.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, 32.1-122.5:1, 32.1-122.6, and 32.1-122.6:01 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-400 § 1.2, eff. July 3, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1994.

12VAC5-530-20. Administration.

The State Health Commissioner, as executive officer of the Board of Health, shall administer this program. Any requests for variance from this chapter shall be considered on an individual basis by the board in regular session.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, 32.1-122.5:1, 32.1-122.6, and 32.1-122.6:01 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-400 § 1.3, eff. July 3, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 10, eff. August 10, 1994.

12VAC5-530-30. Applicability.

This chapter shall apply to all recipients who begin fulfillment of their scholarship obligation on July 1, 1990, or later; provided that approval given by the commissioner prior to the effective date of this chapter shall remain in full force and effect.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, 32.1-122.5:1, 32.1-122.6, and 32.1-122.6:01 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-400 § 1.4, eff. July 3, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1994.

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