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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                        CHAPTER 232-H.F.No. 1475 
           An act relating to state government; civil service; 
          providing opportunities for persons with disabilities; 
          amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 43A.10, 
          subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in 
          Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A. 
    Section 1.  [43A.071] [SERVICE WORKER.] 
    The disability levels and types covered under the service 
worker category in the state civil service may include persons 
with physical disabilities, mental health disabilities, and 
mental retardation.  
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 43A.10, 
subdivision 8, is amended to read:  
EXAMINATIONS.] The commissioner shall establish examination 
procedures for candidates whose handicaps are of such a severe 
nature that the candidates are unable to demonstrate their 
abilities in competitive examination processes.  The examination 
procedures shall consist of up to 700 hours on-the-job trial 
work experience which will be in lieu of a competitive 
examination and for which the disabled person has the option of 
being paid or unpaid.  Up to three persons with severe 
disabilities and their job coach shall be allowed to demonstrate 
their job competence as a unit through the on-the-job trial work 
experience examination procedure.  This work experience shall be 
limited to candidates for appointment, promotion, or transfer 
who have a physical or mental impairment for which there is no 
reasonable accommodation in the examination process.  
Implementation of provisions of this subdivision shall not be 
deemed a violation of other provisions of Laws 1981, chapter 210 
or 363. 
    Sec. 3.  [43A.421] [SUPPORTED WORK PROGRAM.] 
    A total of 50 additional full-time positions within 
agencies of state government may be selected for inclusion for a 
supported work program for persons with severe disabilities.  A 
full-time position may be shared by up to three persons with 
severe disabilities and their job coach. 
    Approved May 26, 1987

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