Lawriter - OAC - 3304:1-21-11 Authority and responsibility of BE.

3304:1-21-11 Authority and responsibility of BE.

BSVI has authority and responsibility for the BE pursuant to 34 C.F.R 395 and sections 3304. 28, and 3304. 29 of the Revised Code including, but not limited to:

(A) Actively participate with the OVRC in major administrative decisions and in policy and program development;

(B) Make every reasonable effort to provide all licensees with information, forms, BE computer programs and reports in an accessible format as defined in paragraph (A) of rule 3304:1-21-01 of the Administrative Code;

(C) Make every reasonable effort to schedule meetings and hearings with licensees in an accessible facility;

(D) Negotiate and enter into agreements, settlement agreements or contracts;

(E) Seek and secure suitable vending facilities;

(F) Have the right of access to any facility and/or facility storage space for purposes of operation, inspection, inventory, verification, and/or recovery;

(G) Establish training programs for entry and upward mobility;

(H) Apply rules and policy in a uniform manner;

(I) Assist and train licensees ;

(J) Market and promote BE;

(K) Provide to each licensee upon request access to all program and financial data of BSVI relevant to the operation of the BE program, including quarterly and annual financial reports;

(L) Upon an operator's request, refer qualified candidates whenever possible to operators with personnel vacancies;

(M) Perform periodic inspections and prepare a written report on a form prescribed by BSVI;

(N) Perform an annual operator performance appraisal, annual budget projection; and

(O) Upon availability of funds, BE shall submit payment to eligible operators by March first after the OVRC recommendation to provide payout. Any benefit payment to an operator or licensee shall be first applied toward outstanding program debt, prior to payment to the licensee or operator.

Effective: 1/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/17/2015 and 01/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3304.29(D)
Rule Amplifies: 3304.29 , 3304.30, 3304.34
Prior Effective Dates: 3/21/79, 1/12/90, 11/1/93, 10/4/99, 10/1/06, 1/1/10