Kan. Admin. Regs. § 97-6-7 - Responsibilities of parties to the grant agreements

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

Each party to a grant agreement shall promote the veterans claims assistance program and the service grant program by cooperatively developing outreach materials and working together.

(a) Each party shall establish uniform program goals for all VSRs in support of the veterans claims assistance program. Each VSR shall accept any VSO designated in a POA by a veteran when submitting a claim. The VSR shall provide the veteran with a list of VSOs participating in the service grant program. If the veteran designates a nonparticipating VSO in the veteran's POA, the VSR shall notify the veteran in writing that the designated VSO does not participate in the veterans claims assistance program and shall inform the veteran of any limitations regarding the veteran's claim that could result.

Employees of the KCVA or service grant participant VSOs shall submit each claim through the office of the veterans claims assistance quality assurance program in the VARO.

(b) The director shall coordinate outreach efforts among participating VSOs to reach veterans in rural areas. Participating VSOs shall provide the director with an opportunity to participate in regional and state meetings to provide information on the operation of one-stop service centers.
(c) Each participating VSO shall perform the following:
(1) Meet the reporting requirements outlined in K.A.R. 97-6-9;
(2) separately account for the uses of grant funds;
(3) utilize forms and computer software for reporting service-related information to ensure that the information is accurate;
(4) accept all claims submitted by each veteran and the veteran's spouse, dependents, and survivors; and
(5) within 30 days of signing the grant agreement, submit all documentation necessary to cross-accredit VSRs.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 97-6-7
Authorized by and implementing L. 2006, ch. 153, sec. 1; effective April 27, 2007.

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