38 CFR 21.6509 - Notice to qualified veterans.
(a) At the time notice is provided to a qualified veteran of an award of an IU rating, VA shall provide the veteran with an additional statement. These statements shall contain the following information:
(1) Notice of the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 1163;
(2) Information explaining the purposes and availability of, as well as eligibility requirements and procedures for pursuing a vocational rehabilitation program under Chapter 31; and
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1163(c)(1)).
(b) Opportunity for evaluation. After providing the notice required under paragraph (a) of this section, VA shall offer the veteran the opportunity for an evaluation under § 21.50 of this part.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1163(c); Pub. L. 100-687).
(c) Evaluation. The term evaluation hereinafter shall be understood to mean the same evaluation accorded in an initial evaluation and an extended evaluation as those terms are described in §§ 21.50 and 21.57 of this part.
(d) Responsible staff member. The evaluation or reevaluation will be provided by a counseling psychologist in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Division.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1163(c)).
[55 FR 17273, Apr. 24, 1990]
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