3304-1-01 Purpose of the opportunities for Ohioans with disabilities agency.

The opportunities for Ohioans with disabilities agency ("OOD") is the sole state agency designated to administer the plan under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 87 Stat. 355, 29 U.S.C. 701 . Any reference in divisionss 3304 and 3304:1of the Administrative Code to the Ohio rehabilitation services commission (RSC) shall now be a reference to opportunities for Ohioans with disabilities agency (OOD). OOD is composed, in part, of two bureaus and one division:

(A) The bureau of vocational rehabilitation ("BVR") provides vocational rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities other than visual.

(B) The bureau of services for the visually impaired ("BSVI") provides vocational rehabilitation services to persons who are legally blind, and to persons who are visually impaired.

(C) The division of disability determination ("DDD") makes determinations on all claims for social security disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income payments.

Effective: 12/12/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/23/2013 and 12/12/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3304.15 , 3304.16
Rule Amplifies: 3304.15 , 3304.16
Prior Effective Dates: 10/29/1981, 10/03/1983, 01/07/2003, 07/25/2013