STATEMENTS OF POLICY
Title 55—PUBLIC WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE
[ 55 PA. CODE CH. 6000 ]
Intellectual Disability Manual
[43 Pa.B. 1732]
[Saturday, March 30, 2013]
This statement of policy applies to administrative entity administrators or directors, County Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Program administrators or directors, supports coordination organization directors, providers of intellectual disability services, State center directors, non-State intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual disability directors and individuals, and families, relatives and surrogates.
The purpose of this statement of policy is to rescind various statements of policy that are no longer current. Chapter 6000, Subchapters A, G, I—K and M are being rescinded.
Upon review of the Office of Developmental Programs' (ODP) current statements of policy, it was determined that various subchapters in Chapter 6000 (relating to statements of policy) should be rescinded. These subchapters are being rescinded for various reasons. Some of these subchapters discussed general information or procedures that do not reflect current practice, while others contained information that is codified in Chapter 51 (relating to Office of Developmental Programs home and community-based services) or 23 Pa.C.S. Chapter 63 (relating to child protective services) or is in the approved Consolidated and Person/Family Directed Support Waivers.
This statement of policy is effective upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
The following bulletins are obsolete:
6000-88-02, Mandatory Child Abuse and Criminal History Clearances
6000-89-02, Public Law 99-457, Part H Adoption of the 14 Components as Policy
6000-90-02, Support for Independent Living
6000-90-03, Supplemental Grant Agreement for the 2176 Waiver
6000-90-04, Provider Agreements Under 2176 Waiver
6000-90-05, Therapy and Other Specialized Services
6000-90-06, Policy on Employment for Persons with Mental Retardation
Intellectual disability bulletins are publically available. Bulletins issued in 1985 and later may be obtained on the Department of Public Welfare's (Department) web site at http://services.dpw.state.pa.us/olddpw/bulletinsearch.aspx. An ODP bulletin that is obsolete may still be viewed on the Department's web site at http://www.dpw.state.pa.us. An obsolete bulletin has a (*) by the bulletin number.
Questions should be directed to the regional program manager at the appropriate regional ODP. Copies of this statement of policy may be obtained at the local Mental Health /Intellectual Disability County Program, administrative entity or regional ODP in the corresponding regions:
• Western region: Piatt Place, Room 4900, 301 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, (412) 565-5144
• Northeast region: Room 315 Scranton State Office Building, 100 Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503, (570) 963-4749
• Southeast region: 801 Market Street, Suite 5071, Philadelphia, PA 19107, (215) 560-2242 or (215) 560-2245
• Central region: Room 430 Willow Oak Building, P. O. Box 2675, DGS Annex Complex, Harrisburg, PA 17105, (717) 772-6507
BEVERLY D. MACKERETH,
(Editor's Note: Title 55 of the Pennsylvania Code is amended by deleting the statements of policy in §§ 6000.1—6000.3, 6000.21—6000.26, 6000.31, 6000.32, 6000.41—6000.44, 6000.601, 6000.641—6000.646, 6000.661—6000.666, 6000.681—6000.689, 6000.761—6000.765 and 6000.771—6000.778 to read as set forth in Annex A.)
Fiscal Note: 14-BUL-101. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.
TITLE 55. PUBLIC WELFARE
PART VIII. INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY MANUAL
Subpart A. STATEMENTS OF POLICY
CHAPTER 6000. STATEMENTS OF POLICY
Subchapter A. (Reserved)
6000.1—6000.3. (Reserved). 6000.21—6000.26. (Reserved). 6000.31. (Reserved). 6000.32. (Reserved). 6000.41—6000.44. (Reserved).
Subchapter G. (Reserved)
Subchapter I. (Reserved)
Subchapter J. (Reserved)
Subchapter K. (Reserved)
Subchapter M. (Reserved)
6000.761—6000.765. (Reserved). 6000.771—6000.778. (Reserved).
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-567. Filed for public inspection March 29, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]
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