3300.5020 CONDITIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING AN ORDER OF SELECTION.
Determination of open priority categories.
The director of the agency shall determine the need for an order of selection annually. The director's determination shall be made after consulting with and obtaining advice from the State Rehabilitation Council. The director's determination shall be based on the anticipated number of individuals eligible for services from the vocational rehabilitation program and the resources anticipated to be available to the vocational rehabilitation program. The director shall open as many priority categories as it is projected that the agency can serve, starting with the first priority category listed in part 3300.5030. The agency retains the discretion to open and close established priority categories based on an assessment of need and resources, but the agency must not change the established order of categories.
Continuation of services.
When there is a change in the priority categories open under an order of selection, the agency must continue to provide vocational rehabilitation services to eligible individuals who have begun to receive services in accordance with an employment plan developed before the change occurred.