5123.351 Eligibility for state reimbursement of expenses incurred by facilities and programs.

The director of developmental disabilities, with respect to the eligibility for state reimbursement of expenses incurred by facilities and programs established and operated under Chapter 5126. of the Revised Code for persons with mental retardation or a developmental disability, shall do all of the following:

(A) Make rules that may be necessary to carry out the purposes of Chapter 5126. and sections 5123.35 , 5123.351, and 5123.36 of the Revised Code;

(B) Define minimum standards for qualifications of personnel, professional services, and in-service training and educational leave programs;

(C) Review and evaluate community programs and make recommendations for needed improvements to county boards of developmental disabilities and to program directors;

(D) Withhold state reimbursement, in whole or in part, from any county or combination of counties for failure to comply with Chapter 5126. or section 5123.35 or 5123.351 of the Revised Code or rules of the department of developmental disabilities;

(E) Withhold state funds from an agency, corporation, or association denying or rendering service on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability as defined in section 4112.01 of the Revised Code, or inability to pay;

(F) Provide consultative staff service to communities to assist in ascertaining needs and in planning and establishing programs.

Cite as R.C. § 5123.351

History. Amended by 128th General Assemblych.39, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.

Effective Date: 09-22-2000