(a) A special revenue account known as the "center for nursing fund" is hereby established in the state treasury to be administered by the board to carry out the purposes of this article.
(b) The account shall be funded by:
(1) Assessing all nurses licensed by the board of examiners for registered professional nurses, pursuant to section eight-a, article seven of this chapter, and the board of examiners for licensed practical nurses, pursuant to section seven-a, article seven-a of this chapter, a supplemental licensure fee not to exceed ten dollars per year; and
(2) Other public and private funds.
(c) Beginning the first day of January, two thousand six, and continuing at least two years, a minimum of an equivalent of one third of the funding from the annual supplemental licensure fees shall be used for loan and scholarship programs.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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