Texas Education Code

Sec. § 61.656
Rules


(a)

The board shall adopt rules necessary for the administration of this subchapter.

(b)

The board shall adopt rules relating to the establishment of the scholarship program under Section 61.652 (Scholarship Program) of this code, including rules providing eligibility criteria and the maximum amount of any scholarship, and rules relating to the establishment and administration of the loan repayment program under Section 61.654 (Loan Repayment Program) of this code, including rules providing eligibility criteria and the maximum amount of loan repayment available.

(c)

The board shall adopt rules relating to the establishment and administration of the matching fund program under Section 61.653 (Matching Fund Program), including rules providing:

(1)

eligibility criteria for sponsors and for students;

(2)

the minimum and maximum sponsor contributions that will be matched;

(3)

conflict resolution procedures for resolving disputes between the sponsor and the student; and

(4)

a standard agreement for use by the sponsor and the student

(d)

The board shall distribute information about the scholarship program, matching fund program, and loan repayment program established under this subchapter to:

(1)

employers of registered nurses or licensed vocational nurses;

(2)

associations of employers;

(3)

schools and educational programs for registered nurses or licensed vocational nurses; and

(4)

professional associations of registered nurses or licensed vocational nurses.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1262, Sec. 2, eff. June 18, 1989. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1489, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
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