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Proposed Administrative Rule Revisions for 2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022

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. 7th at the DRS, 3535 NW 58th St, 2nd floor conference room, Oklahoma City, OK 73112 from 2:00-3:00pm or by Zoom https://zoom.us/j/99625659572?pwd=TTJMSkh5UHNBUGtkdmtIUmJRNzUyQT09.

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 effect the following chapters: Chapter 1 - Administrative Operations, Chapter 10 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Chapter 25 - Business Enterprise Program.

Public hearing dates and locations are:

Oklahoma City – Monday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., Department of Rehabilitation Services State Office, 2nd floor conference room, 3535 NW 58th St., Okla. City, via Zoom  https://zoom.us/j/99625659572?pwd=TTJMSkh5UHNBUGtkdmtIUmJRNzUyQT09

If you would like to comment but are unable to attend in-person or virtual, 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 7, 2022.

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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Read the Proposed Rule Changes in full: 

For more information

Dana Tallon, DRS Communications Manager

Cell: 405-568-1404

Last Modified on Jan 13, 2022