TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER g: GRANTS TO DENTAL AND MEDICAL STUDENTS
PART 597 NURSING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
SECTION 597.240 WAIVER OF CONTINUOUS ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT


 

Section 597.240  Waiver of Continuous Attendance Requirement

 

A request to waive a recipient's continuous attendance requirement shall be submitted in writing to the Department.  The request shall detail the reasons for the waiver and be accompanied and supported by documentation as described in this Section.

 

a)         Reasons for the waiver can include the recipient's:

 

1)         Total and permanent disability;

 

2)         Incompetency; or

 

3)         Death.

 

b)         If the waiver is due to total and permanent disability, proof of disability shall be:

 

1)         A declaration from the Social Security Administration;

 

2)         From the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission;

 

3)         From the U.S. Department of Defense; or

 

4)         From an insurer authorized to transact business in Illinois who is providing permanent disability insurance coverage to a contractor. (Section 3(21) of the Law)

 

c)         If a waiver is requested because the recipient is incompetent, the request shall be supported by documentation from a court of law.  No claim for repayment may be filed against the estate of an individual deemed incompetent. (Sections 6 and 6.5(d) of the Law)

 

d)         If the waiver is requested because of the recipient's death, the request shall be supported by a copy of the recipient's death certificate.  No claim for repayment may be filed against the estate of a decedent. (Sections 6 and 6.5(d) of the Law)

 

(Source:  Added at 40 Ill. Reg. 7113, effective April 21, 2016)