Oregon
Rule Rule 125-055-0005
Definitions


As used in OAR 125-055-0005 to 125-055-0045:

(1)

"Agency" means a public agency, as defined in ORS 279.835(4).

(2)

Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) means a nonprofit organization for individuals with disabilities providing or facilitating one or more of the following services to individuals with disabilities, enabling them to maximize their opportunities for employment:

(a)

Medical, psychiatric, psychological, social, and vocational services;

(b)

Physical, occupational and recreational therapy;

(c)

Speech, language, and hearing therapy;

(d)

Assessment for determining eligibility and vocational rehabilitation needs;

(e)

Job development, placement, and retention services;

(f)

Psychosocial rehabilitation services;

(g)

Supported employment services;

(h)

Services to family members, if necessary, to enable the applicant or eligible individual to achieve an employment outcome; and

(i)

Personal assistance services.

(3)

"Competitive Employment" means work performed by an individual in the competitive labor market on a full-time basis with no more than reasonable accommodation (as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 USC 12101 to 12213) for which the individual is compensated within the range of customary wages and levels of benefits paid in the community for the same or similar work performed by individuals who are not disabled.

(4)

Department means the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

(5)

"Individual with a Disability," as defined in ORS 279.835(3), means a person who has a physical or mental impairment (a residual, limiting condition resulting from an injury, disease or congenital defect) that so limits the persons functional capabilities (such as mobility, communication, self-care, self-direction, work tolerance or work skills) that the individual is not able to engage in normal competitive employment over an extended period of time and, as a result, must rely on the provision of specialized employment opportunities.

(6)

"Price" means the cost to Agencies of the products and services procured through the QRF Program, as determined under OAR 125-055-0030.

(7)

"Procurement List" means a listing of those QRFs currently qualified under OAR 125-055-0015 to participate in the QRF Program and includes, as required by ORS 279.850(1), a list of the products and services offered by QRFs and determined by the Department, under OAR 125-055-0020, to be suitable for purchase by Agencies.

(8)

"Qualified Rehabilitation Facility (QRF)" means an organization operating as a CRP:

(a)

Organized under the laws of the United States or of this state and operated in the interest of Individuals with a Disability, and the net income of which does not inure in whole or in part to the benefit of any shareholder or other individual;

(b)

That complies with any applicable occupational health and safety standard required by the laws of the United States or of this state; and

(c)

That in the manufacture of products and in the provision of services, whether or not the products or services are procured under the QRF Program, during the fiscal year employs Individuals with a Disability for not less than 75 percent of the total work hours of direct labor required for the manufacture or provision of the products or services.

(9)

QRF Program means the program created by ORS 279.835 to 279.855.
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