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PART 350—CREDIT UNIONS CHAR

TERED BY THE DISTRICT OF CO.

LUMBIA Sec. 850.1 Reserves in general. 350.2 Special reserve for delinquent loans.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 350 issued under 47 Stat. 330, as amended by 67 Stat. 260, 68 Stat. 682, D.C. Code 26–512.

SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 350 appear at 25 F.R. 5293, June 14, 1960, unless otherwise noted. & 350.1 Reserves in general.

Credit unions organized under the provisions of the District of Columbia Credit Unions Act (D.C. Code 26–501 to 26518), shall establish and maintain such reserves as may be required by the regulations in this part, or in special cases

by the Director on his finding that the reserves of a credit union chartered by the District of Columbia are insufficient. 8 350.2 Special reserve for delinquent

loans. (a) Each credit union chartered by the District of Columbia shall establish a special reserve to be known as the Special Reserve for Delinquent Loans.

(b) For purposes of this section, the provisions of g 302.3 of this chapter with respect to Federal credit unions shall be deemed to be applicable to credit unions chartered by the District of Columbia, except that wherever reference is made in said § 302.3 to the term, "the Regular Reserve," such term shall be deemed to refer to the regular reserve provided by section 26-512 of the District of Columbia Code.

CHAPTER IV-SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION

SERVICE (REHABILITATION PROGRAMS),
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION,

AND WELFARE

Part 401 402 403 404 405 406

The State vocational rehabilitation programs.
Project grants and assistance for workshops and rehabilitation facilities.
Research and training.
Vending stand program for the blind on Federal and other property.
Correctional rehabilitation study.
The National Commission on Architectural Barriers to Rehabilitation of

the Handicapped.

PART 401—THE STATE VOCATIONAL
REHABILITATION PROGRAMS

Subpart A-Definitions
Sec.
401.1 Terms.
Subpart B-State Plans for Vocational

Rehabilitation STATE PLAN CONTENT: ADMINISTRATION 401.2 The State plan: general require

ments. 401.3 Approval of State plans and amend

ments. 401.4 Withholding of funds. 401.5 State agency for administration. 401.6 Organization for administration. 401.7 State administrator. 401.8 Local administration. 401.9 Waiver of Statewideness. 401.10 Standards of personnel administra

tion. 401.11 Medical consultation. 401.12 State agency facility staff. 401.13 Staff development. 401.14 Political activity. 401.15 Fiscal administration. 401.16 Custody of funds. 401.17 Reports. 401.18 Cooperation with other agencies.

under construction contracts. STATE PLAN CONTENT: CASEWORK PRACTICE 401.20 Eligibility. 401.21 Determination of rehabilitation po

tential.

Sec. 401.22 Case study and diagnosis. 401.23 Extended evaluation plan. 401.24 Vocational rehabilitation plan for

the individual. 401.25 Processing referrals and applica

tions. 401.26 Order of selection for services. 401.27 Administrative review of agency

action, and fair hearings. 401.28 Counseling. 401.29 Economic need. 401.30 Consideration of similar benefits. 401.31 Recording of case data. 401.32 Confidential information.

STATE PLAN CONTENT: SERVICES 401.33 Scope of agency program. 401.34 Standards for facilities and per

sonnel. 401.35 Rates of payment. 401.36 Training 401.37 Physical restoration services. 401.38 Transportation. 401.39 Maintenance. 401.40 Placement. 401.41 Tools, equipment, initial stocks and

supplies, occupational licenses. 401.42 Special services for the blind and

deaf. 401.43 Other goods and services. 401.44 Small business enterprises Includ

ing vending stands. 401.45 Establishment of workshops. 401.46 Establishment of rehabilitation fa

cilities.

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Subpart Grants for Expansion of Vocational

Rehabilitation Services 401.100 Purpose. 401.101 Application procedure. 401.102 Application content. 401.103 Project activities. 401.104 Federal financial participation. 401.105 Project revisions. 401.106 Termination. 401.107 "Grant awards. 401.108 Reports. 401.109 Payments. 401.110 Distribution of funds. 401.111 Factors considered in evaluating

proposals. Subpart G-Grants for Comprehensive Statewide

Planning for Vocational Rehabilitation Services 401.120 Purpose. 401.121 Coordination with other statewide

planning. 401.122 Organization for statewide plan.

ning. 401.123 Application. 401.124 401.125 Grant period. 401.126 Payments for statewide planning. 401.127 Use of grant funds. 401.128 Termination. 401.129 Expenditure reports. 401.130 Planning reports.

Sec. 401.47 Services to clyll employees of the

United States. 401.48 Authorization of services. 401.49 Funds made avallable to private

nonprofit agencies for establish-
ment of workshops or rehabilita-

tion facilities.
Subpart - Financing of State Vocational

Rehabilitation Programs FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION 401.60 Effect of State rules. 401.61 Vocational rehabilitation services to

individuals. 401.62 Small business enterprises. 401.63 Establishment of public and other

nonprofit rehabilitation facilities. 401.64 Establishment of public and other

nonprofit workshops. 401.65 Administration. 401.66 Purchase of goods, facilities, or

services from other agencies of

the State. 401.67 Insurance and taxes. 401.68 Costs of office space. 401.69 State and local funds. 401.70 Waiver of Statewideness.

ALLOTMENT AND PAYMENT 401.71 Allotment of Federal funds for vo

cational rehabilitation services. 401.72 Payments from allotments. 401.73 Method of computing and making

payments. 401.74 Effect of payments. 401.75 Interest and refunds. 401.76 Determining to which fiscal year an

expenditure is chargeable. Subpart D-Payment of Costs of Vocational Re

habilitation Services to Disability Beneficiaries

From the Social Security Trust Funds 401.80 General, 401.81 Purposes and objectives. 401.82 Applicability of other regulations. 401.83 Definitions. 401.84 State plan requirements. 401.85 Costs of services-conditions and

limitations. 401.86 Payments of trust funds. 401.87 Budgets. 401.88 Reports. Subpart Grants to States for Innovation of

Vocational Rehabilitation Services 401.90 General requirements. 401.91 Allotment of Federal funds for in

novation projects. 401.92 Payments from allotments. 401.93 Application submittal. 401.94 Application content. 401.95 Project amendments. 401.96 Continuation grants for innova

tion projects; reports.

1.125 Revisions.

Subpart H-State Planning Grants for Workshops

and Rehabilitation Facilities 401.140 Purpose. 401.141 Single application. 401.142 Joint planning by two or more

States. 401.143 Application content. 401.144 Duration of project. 401.145 Workshops and rehabilitation facil

ities plan: content. 401.146 Federal financial participation. 401.147 Payments.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 401 Issued under sec. 7(b), 68 Stat. 658, 29 U.S.C. 37(b), unless otherwise noted.

SOURCE: The provisions of this part 401 eppear at 31 F.R. 498, Jan. 14, 1966, unless otherwise noted.

Subpart A-Definitions $ 401.1 : Terms.

Unless otherwise indicated in the regulations in this part, the terms below are defined as follows:

(a) “Act” means the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, as amended (29 U.S.C. ch. 4).

(b) “Blind" means persons who are blind within the meaning of the law relating to vocational rehabilitation in each State.

(c) “Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Vocational Rehabilitation in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

(d) “Demonstration" means (1) a pilot study or experimental attempt to provide more and better vocational rehabilitation services than are available, for the purpose of testing or establishing standards or methods of service that are practicable and effective for general application in the vocational rehabilitation program; or (2) provision of a special type of rehabilitation service in order to test its value in vocational rehabilitation and to provide information on costs, methods of administration, methods of providing services, or rehabilitation techniques; or (3) provision of vocational rehabilitation services to handicapped individuals in a specific disability category not adequately served.

(e) "Eligible” or “eligibility," when used in relation to an individual's quali. fication for vocational rehabilitation services, refers to a certification that (1) the handicapped individual has a physical or mental disability which constitutes a substantial handicap to employment and (2) vocational rehabilitation services may reasonably be expected to render him fit to engage in a gainful occupation.

(f) "Establishment of a rehabilitation facility” means (1) the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of existing buildings, necessary to adapt or to increase the effectiveness of such buildings for rehabilitation facility purposes; (2) the acquisition of initial equipment for such purposes; or (3) the initial staffing of a rehabilitation facility, for a period not exceeding 1 year.

(g) "Establishment of a workshop" means the expansion, remodeling, or alteration of existing buildings, necessary to adapt such buildings to workshop purposes or to increase the employment opportunities in workshops, and the acquisition of initial equipment necessary for new workshops or to increase the employment opportunities in workshops.

(h) "Gainful occupation" includes employment in the competitive labor market; practice of a profession; selfemployment; homemaking; farm or family work (including work for which payment is in kind rather than in cash); sheltered employment; and home industries or other gainful homebound work.

(1) "Handicapped individual” means any individual who has a physical or mental disability which constitutes a substantial handicap to employment, but which is of such a nature that vocational rehabilitation services (paragraph (x) (1) of this section) may reasonably be expected to render him fit to engage in a gainful occupation, including a gainful occupation which is more consistent with his capacities and abilities.

"Handicapped individual" also means any individual who has a physical or mental disability which constitutes & substantial handicap to employment for whom vocational rehabilitation services (paragraph (x) (2) of this section) are necessary for purposes of the determination of rehabilitation potential.

(1) "Local rehabilitation agency" means the public agency of a political subdivision of a State which has sole responsibility for administering the vocational rehabilitation program in the locality, under the supervision of the State agency.

(k) "Maintenance" means payments to cover the handicapped individual's basic living expenses, such as food, shelter, clothing, health maintenance, and other subsistence expenses essential to determination of the individual's rehabilitation potential or to achievement of his vocational rehabilitation objective.

(1) "Management services and supervision" for small business enterprises includes inspection, quality control, consultation, accounting, regulating, inservice training, and other related services provided on a systematic basis to support and improve small business enterprises operated by blind or other severely handicapped persons under a State agency's small business enterprise program. “Management services and supervision" does not include those services or costs which pertain to the operation of the individual business enterprise, such as employment of substitute workers, rent, advertising and other operating costs.

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