10A ncac 63F .0105        MAINTENANCE

(a)  Maintenance shall be provided by the Division only in order to enable an applicant or eligible consumer to derive the full benefit of other vocational rehabilitation services being provided.  Service costs shall be limited to the amount of increased costs that are in excess of the normal expenses that are necessitated by the applicant or the eligible consumer's participation in a rehabilitation program.

(b)  The major types of living expenses covered by maintenance payments are as follows:

(1)           board;

(2)           room;

(3)           laundry;

(4)           clothing; and

(5)           other subsistence expenses necessary to achieve the eligible consumer's vocational rehabilitation outcome.

(c)  The Division may provide maintenance or partial maintenance following placement only until the eligible consumer receives his first full minimum remuneration.  In case of a self-employed person, maintenance may not exceed a period of 30 days.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 111-28; 34 C.F.R. 361.41(a)(5); 34 C.F.R. 361.48(g); 34 C.F.R. 361.5(b)(35);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 16, 1977;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1982;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.