SENATE, No. 995
with Senate Floor Amendments
(Proposed by Senator SWEENEY)
ADOPTED: JUNE 3, 2021
These floor amendments:
(1) Remove the requirement that the division and the commission conduct a case-by-case assessment of work programs with the presumption that employment provided by a community rehabilitation program meets the criteria for competitive integrated employment;
(2) Prohibit the division and the commission from disqualifying work programs from being considered “competitive integrated employment” solely because the programs are provided through AbilityOne contracts or contracts under the “Rehabilitation Facilities Set-Aside Act”; and
(3) Clarify that the assessment is only of positions and programs for which an individual who has been found eligible has applied.