Sec. 553.130 - Order of Selection

ยง 553.130. Order of Selection

a) Pursuant to the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended ( 29 USC 701 et seq.), DHS-DRS has established the following Order of Selection priority for the provision of services to eligible individuals, which counselors must follow when serving customers:

1) those individuals determined to have the most significant disabilities;

2) those individuals determined to have very significant disabilities;

3) individuals determined to have significant disabilities; and

4) individuals determined to have disabilities.

b) For the purposes of administering services under the Order of Selection, the Director of DHS-DRS will determine at the beginning of each fiscal year, or more often as necessary, which of the categories under subsection (a) will be open for service.

c) Eligible individuals in a closed category under subsection (a) may choose to be placed on a waiting list for services. (See Section 553.50(b).)

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Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 12589, effective August 16, 2007

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