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                         Laws of Minnesota 1990 

                        CHAPTER 363-S.F.No. 2353 
           An act relating to vocational rehabilitation; 
          providing for supported employment programs; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 129A.01, subdivisions 
          11, 12, and by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 129A.01, 
subdivision 11, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 11.  [EXTENDED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS.] "Extended 
employment programs" means the following programs which may be 
offered by a rehabilitation facility: 
    (1) long-term employment program; 
    (2) work activity program; 
    (3) work component program; and 
    (4) community-based supported employment program. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 129A.01, 
subdivision 12, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 12.  [COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.] "
Community-based Supported employment program" means a program 
providing paid work and service hours in a position removed from 
a rehabilitation facility site. 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 129A.01, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 14.  [SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT.] "Supported employment" 
means employment of a person with a disability so severe that 
the person needs ongoing training and support to get and keep a 
job in which: 
    (1) the person engages in paid work in a position removed 
from the service vendor's site where individuals without 
disabilities who do not require public subsidies also may be 
employed; 
    (2) public funds are necessary to provide ongoing training 
and support services throughout the period of the person's 
employment; and 
    (3) the person has the opportunity for social interaction 
with individuals who do not have disabilities and who are not 
paid caregivers. 
    Sec. 4.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final 
enactment. 
    Presented to the governor March 27, 1990 
    Signed by the governor March 29, 1990, 9:38 p.m.

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