Section 47-5.6 - Deferrals and waivers

47-5.6 Deferrals and waivers.

(a) Deferral. The Commissioner may delay or defer the service obligation start date, the service obligation, and/or the repayment obligation of a recipient due to extreme hardship. Extreme hardship includes, but is not limited to, serious illness or injury of the recipient or a member of the recipient s immediate family or other circumstances beyond the control of the recipient that would make it extremely difficult or impossible for the recipient to fulfill the service obligation or repayment requirements.

(b) Waiver. The Commissioner may waive all or part of the service obligation and/or any repayment obligation incurred by a recipient due to extreme hardship.

(c) Prescribed forms. A request for a deferral or waiver of a service obligation and/or repayment obligation must be submitted in writing on forms prescribed by the Commissioner. The commissioner may request sworn statements andappropriate documentation to support the recipient's request.

(d) The commissioner shall notify the President of any service and/or repayment obligation deferrals or waivers.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 1997
Doc Status: 
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