Alaska HB 211 - Making Alaska an “Employment First State"

Alaska

An Act relating to the education and employment of individuals with disabilities."  Signed into law on 9/19/14 by Governor Sean Parnell. Sec. 23.15.095. Gainful employment of individuals with disabilities. (a) When providing vocational training, vocational rehabilitation, or employment placement of an individual with a disability, the agency's primary objective and preferred outcome is to help the individual become gainfully employed in an integrated workplace where individuals with disabilities work with and alongside of individuals without disabilities.

 

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Mental Health
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Employer Engagement
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
09/19/2014
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