Section 47-5.4 - Award rescissions and deferrals

47-5.4 Award rescissions and deferrals.

(a) An award may be rescinded by the Commissioner if:

(1) prior to payment of an award, the recipient withdraws from the program or fails to begin his/her service obligation in an underserved area;

(2) the recipient is convicted of a felony or a lesser offense related to professional activity;

(3) the recipient is found to have provided fraudulent or willfully misrepresented information in the application or supporting documents; or

(4) the recipient fails to apply award monies received toward repayment of all or part of his/her qualifying debt.

(b) An award may be postponed or deferred temporarily by the Commissioner because of one or more of the conditions described in subdivision (a) of this section if the Commissioner determines that the condition will be corrected within a reasonable time or that the circumstances warrant a deferral rather that a rescission.

(c) The Commissioner will notify the President of any award rescissions or deferrals.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 1997
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