TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER b: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
PART 590 SERVICES
SECTION 590.410 VAN ADAPTATION
Section 590.410 Van Adaptation
a) DHS-DRS participation in the purchase of adaptive equipment for a van must meet all criteria found in Section 590.400 and the following criteria:
1) A van is required for the customer to meet the employment goal;
2) The customer cannot access or utilize public transportation; and
3) Due to the nature of the customer's disability, he or she is unable to use an automobile, whether or not the automobile is adapted.
b) When a used van is to be adapted, the van must have an expected useful life of at least 5 years when considering the condition and mileage of the van prior to adaptation. The condition of the van shall be verified by at least one reputable mechanic/adaptor who has been selected by DHS-DRS. Any repairs determined necessary as a result of the evaluations by the mechanic/adaptor must be made, at the expense of the customer, prior to the time DHS-DRS will participate in the cost of adaptation.
c) DHS-DRS shall not participate in any cost associated with the removal, replacement, repainting, relocation or restoration of such items as cabinets, beds, appliances, etc., associated with the cost of adapting a customer's van.
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 6598, effective April 13, 2012)