As used in this article:
(a) “Board” means the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to Section 69984.
(b) “California resident” means a person who would not be required to pay nonresident tuition under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 68000) of Part 41.
(c) “Dependent” means a person identified by the California Victim Compensation Board because of his or her relationship to a California resident killed as a result of injuries sustained during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
(d) “Fund” means the California Memorial Scholarship Fund established pursuant to Section 5066 of the Vehicle Code.
(e) “Institution of higher education” has the same meaning as “eligible educational institution,” as defined in paragraph (5) of subsection (e) of Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended by Section 211 of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-34).
(f) “Participant” means a surviving dependent of a California resident killed as a result of injuries sustained during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, who has executed, or on whose behalf has been executed, an agreement pursuant to Section 70011.
(g) “Program” means the California Memorial Scholarship Program established pursuant to Section 70010.
(h) “Scholarship” means a participant’s account as established by the board with moneys deposited in the fund.
(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 31, Sec. 22. (SB 836) Effective June 27, 2016.)