3325.0460 Purchase, Transfer, And Maintenance Of Equipment


Published: 2015

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3325.0460 PURCHASE, TRANSFER, AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT.


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Subpart 1.

Scope.

For purposes of this part, the term "equipment" includes occupational equipment, occupational tools, software, and rehabilitation technology purchased for the permanent use of an eligible individual by SSB as part of an IPE or ILCSR.


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Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 6.

Transfer of title.

SSB must transfer legal title of equipment to an eligible individual when the equipment is purchased for the eligible individual's permanent use. SSB must transfer equipment to former eligible individuals within one year after August 8, 2011.


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Subp. 7.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 8.

Maintenance responsibility.

SSB must include, as part of the purchase of equipment, an initial maintenance or service agreement, or extended warranty, if available. SSB may forego such inclusion if the eligible individual expressly and unequivocally objects to it at time of purchase. Upon transfer of title, it is the sole responsibility of the eligible individual to maintain and repair the equipment.


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Subp. 9.

Employer responsibility.

SSB must not provide an employed eligible individual with equipment that the eligible individual's employer normally provides to employees. If the equipment is not normally provided by the employer, SSB or the eligible individual may ask the employer to pay all or a portion of the cost of equipment needed. SSB and the eligible individual, subject to financial participation requirements in part 3325.0440, must contribute toward the cost of equipment only to the extent the eligible individual's employer refuses to contribute.


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Subp. 10.

[Repealed, 36 SR 33]


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Subp. 11.

Abuse or neglect of equipment.

SSB must not provide additional equipment to an eligible individual if the eligible individual has a history of abuse or neglect of equipment previously provided to the eligible individual by SSB. History of abuse or neglect means that on two or more occasions equipment provided to an eligible individual has sustained, by reason of acts or omissions of the eligible individual, damage beyond that which would result from normal use.