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2023 Proposed Rule Changes

OKLAHOMA CITY  —Proposed rule changes potentially affecting several programs for Oklahomans with disabilities will be the focus of a public hearing held by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and the Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council.

The public is encouraged to attend the meeting in Oklahoma City on Feb. 6th at the DRS, 3535 NW 58th St, 2nd floor conference room, Oklahoma City, OK 73112 from 2 to 3 p.m. or by Video Conferencing on Zoom.

Programs affected by the proposed new rules are administered by DRS and include vocational rehabilitation and employment services for Oklahomans with all types of disabilities.

DRS provides a variety of services that help individuals with disabilities achieve employment, personal independence and self-sufficiency. The Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council advises DRS on development of administrative rules and plans for rehabilitation services.

Proposed administrative rule revisions affect the following chapters: Chapter 10 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Chapter 25 - Business Enterprise Program.

Public hearing date and location:

Oklahoma City – Monday, Feb.6, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Department of Rehabilitation Services State Office, 2nd floor conference room, 3535 NW 58th St., Okla. City, via Video Conferencing on Zoom.  

For those who would like to comment but are unable to attend in person, written comments may be sent to the attention of Tina Calloway, Policy Administration and Development, Department of Rehabilitation Services, 3535 N.W. 58th St., Suite 500, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112. Written comments must be received no later than the end of business on February 6, 2023.

Copies of the proposed rules may be obtained from the DRS website at www.okdrs.gov, by e-mail tcalloway@okdrs.gov, or by letter to the Policy Administration and Development, attention Tina Calloway, Department of Rehabilitation Services, 3535 N.W. 58th St., Suite 500, Oklahoma City, OK 73112 or by calling (405) 951-3552 – Toll-free 1-800-845-8476.

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Last Modified on Nov 14, 2022