Public Review Documents

Final Rules, summary of financial impact, summary of comments, and our responses. 

The Division of Services for the Blind did not receive any public comments on the proposed rules. The rules proposed effective date is 6/11/21. The agency does not foresee any additional costs for consumers or the agency based on the proposed rules. The financial impact of these rules is maintained in the continued operating costs of the agency.

DSB Field Policy Manual (Final)

OIB Policy (Final)

The Office of Skills Development (OSD) has proposed revising Rules for Arkansas Secondary Technical Centers, regarding additional flexibility for the use of Vocational Center Aid and the proposed capping of carry-over balances at 20% of secondary center revenue from the previous year. The rules revisions and a clean copy of the amended rules can be viewed below. A summary of the public comments and the public comments are also below.

Secondary Center Rules (Updated Markup)

Secondary Center Rules (Updated Clean Copy)

Summarization of Public Comments (Agency Response Amended)

Public Comment (Dr. Greg Murry)

Public Comments Related to Secondary Career Centers Proposed Rules Changes (Dr. Greg Murry)

Public Comment - NEACTC (Director Eddie Crain)

Public Comments - Office of Skills Letter (ATU-Ozark Chancellor Bruce Sikes)