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State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind

Also known as:
Rehabilitation Council for the Blind
Authority:
Federal Rehabilitation Act
Function: Advises the Minnesota Commissioner of Employment and Economic Development about programs of State Services for the Blind.
Active dates:1993 -
Preceded by:
Rehabilitation Advisory Council for the Blind
History: The State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for keeping the council.
Membership: 15 members. The council must have a majority of members who are blind or visually impaired and not employed by the State Services for the Blind. Members must also meet certain federal requirements. Meetings are held on a bimonthly basis at the State Services for the Blind.
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Record last updated: 03/02/2015
 

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