125.60 Procurement from community rehabilitation programs definitions.

As used in sections 125.60 to 125.6012 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Community rehabilitation program" means an agency that:

(1) Is organized under the laws of the United States or this state such that no part of its net income inures to the benefit of any shareholder or other individual;

(2) Is certified as a sheltered workshop, if applicable, by the wage and hour division of the United States department of labor;

(3) Is registered and in good standing with the secretary of state as a domestic nonprofit or not-for-profit corporation;

(4) Complies with applicable occupational health and safety standards required by the laws of the United States or of this state;

(5) Operates in the interest of persons with work-limiting disabilities, provides vocational or other employment-related training to persons with work-limiting disabilities, and employs persons with work-limiting disabilities in the manufacture of products or the provision of services;

(6) Is a nonprofit corporation for federal tax purposes.

(B) "Government ordering office" means any of the following:

(1) Any state agency, including the general assembly, the supreme court, and the office of a state elected official, or any state authority, board, bureau, commission, institution, or instrumentality that is funded in total or in part by state money;

(2) A county, township, or village.

(C) "Person with a work-limiting disability" means an individual who has a disability as defined in the "Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990," 104 Stat. 327, 42 U.S.C. 12101, and who:

(1) Because of that disability is substantially limited in the type or quantity of work the individual can perform or is prevented from working regularly;

(2) Meets criteria established by the office of procurement from community rehabilitation programs.

Effective Date: 06-30-2005.