The purposes of independent living services and the services that are to be provided are those that are consistent with Code of Federal Regulations, title 34, parts 365 to 367.
This section shall be administered by the Department of Employment and Economic Development through rehabilitation services. The department may employ staff as reasonably required to administer this section and may accept and receive funds from nonstate sources for the purpose of effectuating this section.
No applicant center for independent living may receive funding under this section unless it has received certification from rehabilitation services.
Rehabilitation services shall review the programs of centers for independent living receiving funds from this section to determine their adherence to standards adopted by rule and if the standards are substantially met, shall issue appropriate certifications.
Rehabilitation services shall require centers for independent living to complete application forms, expenditure reports, and proposed plans and budgets. These reports must be in the manner and on the form prescribed by rehabilitation services. When applying, the center for independent living shall agree to provide reports and records, and make available records for audit as may be required by rehabilitation services.
The applicant center for independent living shall be notified in writing by rehabilitation services concerning the approval of budgets and plans.