Added requirement of agreement to specific extension of time, if delayed
Once an individual has submitted an application for vocational rehabilitation services, including applications made through common intake procedures in one-stop centers under section 121 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), an eligibility determination must be made within sixty days, unless:
(1) Exceptional and unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the department preclude making an eligibility determination in sixty days and the department and the individual agree to a specific extension of time; or
(2) An exploration of the individual's abilities, capabilities, and capacity to perform in work situations is carried out in a trial work assessment in accordance with WAC67-25-140.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 74.18 RCW. WSR 05-08-097, § 67-25-025, filed 4/4/05, effective 5/5/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 74.15 RCW. WSR 95-06-057, § 67-25-025, filed 2/28/95, effective 3/31/95. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 194 § 18. WSR 84-01-042 (Order 83-08), § 67-25-025, filed 12/15/83. Formerly WAC67-20-025.]