268A.02 Commissioner; rehabilitation advisory council, staff.
Subdivision 1. Commissioner. The commissioner is the chief executive officer of the department of economic security and is the successor to the powers and duties of the former assistant commissioner of vocational rehabilitation.
Subd. 2. Rehabilitation council. The commissioner shall establish a state rehabilitation council and a statewide independent living council consistent with the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law Number 93-112, as amended. Members of the councils shall be compensated as provided in section 15.059, subdivision 3.