The Commissioner shall approve any State plan submitted under section
796c of this title that the Commissioner determines meets the requirements of section
796c of this title, and shall disapprove any such plan that does not meet such requirements, as soon as practicable after receiving the plan. Prior to such disapproval, the Commissioner shall notify the State of the intention to disapprove the plan, and shall afford such State reasonable notice and opportunity for a hearing.
(A) In general
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the provisions of subsections (c) and (d) ofsection
727 of this title shall apply to any State plan submitted to the Commissioner under section
796c of this title.
For purposes of the application described in subparagraph (A), all references in such provisions—
(i)to the Secretary shall be deemed to be references to the Commissioner; and
721 of this title shall be deemed to be references to section
796c of this title.
Not later than October 1, 1993, the Commissioner shall develop and publish in the Federal Register indicators of minimum compliance consistent with the standards set forth in section
796f–4 of this title.
(c) Onsite compliance reviews
The Commissioner shall annually conduct onsite compliance reviews of at least 15 percent of the centers for independent living that receive funds under section
796f–1 of this title and shall periodically conduct such a review of each such center. The Commissioner shall annually conduct onsite compliance reviews of at least one-third of the designated State units that receive funding under section
796f–2 of this title, and, to the extent necessary to determine the compliance of such a State unit with subsections (f) and (g) ofsection
796f–2 of this title, centers that receive funding under section
796f–2 of this title in such State. The Commissioner shall select the centers and State units described in this paragraph for review on a random basis.
(2) Qualifications of employees conducting reviews
The Commissioner shall—
(A)to the maximum extent practicable, carry out such a review by using employees of the Department who are knowledgeable about the provision of independent living services;
(B)ensure that the employee of the Department with responsibility for supervising such a review shall have such knowledge; and
(C)ensure that at least one member of a team conducting such a review shall be an individual who—
(i)is not a government employee; and
(ii)has experience in the operation of centers for independent living.
The Commissioner shall include, in the annual report required under section
710 of this title, information on the extent to which centers for independent living receiving funds under subpart 3 have complied with the standards and assurances set forth in section
796f–4 of this title. The Commissioner may identify individual centers for independent living in the analysis. The Commissioner shall report the results of onsite compliance reviews, identifying individual centers for independent living and other recipients of assistance under this part.
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