Oregon Statutes - Chapter 442 - Health Planning - Section 442.535 - Definitions for ORS 442.540 and 442.545.

As used in ORS 442.540 and 442.545:

(1) “Commission” means the Oregon Student Assistance Commission.

(2) “Nurse” means any person who is licensed under ORS 678.010 to 678.410 as a registered nurse.

(3) “Nursing critical shortage area” means a locality or practice specialty identified as such by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, in consultation with the Office of Rural Health, under ORS 442.540.

(4) “Qualifying loan” means any loan made to a nursing student under:

(a) Programs under Title IV, parts B, D and E, of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; or

(b) The Nursing Student Loan and Health Education Assistance Loan programs administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. [2001 c.599 §1]

Note: 442.535 to 442.545 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 442 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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