3304.11 Rehabilitation definitions.

As used in sections 3304.11 to 3304.27 of the Revised Code:

(A) " Eligible individual with a disability" means an individual who has a physical or mental impairment that constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment and who requires vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, secure, retain, advance in, or regain employment.

(B) "Physical or mental impairment" means any physiological, mental, or psychological disorder.

(C) "Substantial impediment to employment" means a physical or mental impairment that hinders an individual from preparing for, entering into, engaging in, advancing in, or retaining employment consistent with the individual's abilities and capabilities.

(D) "Vocational rehabilitation services" has the same meaning as defined in section 361.5 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations, 34 C.F.R. 361.5.

(E) "Establishment of a rehabilitation facility" means the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of an existing building that is necessary to adapt or to increase the effectiveness of that building for rehabilitation facility purposes, the acquisition of equipment for these purposes, and the initial staffing.

(F) "Construction" means the construction of new buildings, acquisition of land or existing buildings and their expansion, remodeling, alteration and renovation, and the initial staffing and equipment of any new, newly acquired, expanded, remodeled, altered, or renovated buildings.

(G)

"Maintenance" means monetary support provided to an individual for expenses such as food, shelter, and clothing that are in excess of the normal expenses of the individual and that are necessitated by the individual's participation in an assessment for determining eligibility and need for vocational rehabilitation services or the individual's receipt of vocational rehabilitation services under an individualized plan for employment.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 09-09-1970 .