10A ncac 63F .0104        TRANSPORTATION

(a)  The Division shall furnish transportation to eligible individuals and to members of their family, in connection with the provision of diagnostic and other services when such transportation is necessary to the individual's vocational rehabilitation.

(b)  Such transportation includes:

(1)           costs of travel and subsistence during travel (or per diem allowance in lieu of subsistence) for eligible consumers and their attendants or escorts, where such assistance is needed; and

(2)           relocation and moving expenses necessary for the achievement of a job after it is determined that the eligible consumer has adjusted to the employment situation and the job is permanent.

(c)  The Division shall pay an amount representing the down payment of the purchase price of an automobile for an eligible consumer who has been determined to be rehabilitated when the employment goal requires the individual to travel in the performance of his responsibilities and the employment goal is at or above the substantial gainful activity level as defined by the Social Security Administration.  The Division shall not:

(1)           make monthly automobile payments; or

(2)           retain title to the automobile.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 111‑28; 34 C.F.R. 361.48(h) and 361.5(b)35;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 16, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002; February 1, 1982;

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