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  199.003.  Injury prevention, brain injury rehabilitation and local health services, department responsible — powers — duties. — 1.  The department shall have the responsibility, subject to appropriations, of ensuring that injury prevention and brain injury rehabilitation evaluation, service coordination, treatment, rehabilitation, and community support services are accessible, wherever possible.

  2.  The powers, functions and duties of the department shall include the following:

  (1)  Planning and implementing, in cooperation with the Missouri brain injury advisory council, accessible programs to promote rehabilitation and community reintegration of persons with brain injuries;

  (2)  Provision of technical assistance and training to community-based programs assisting persons with brain injuries;

  (3)  Assurance of quality for brain injury services funded by the department;

  (4)  Sponsorship and encouragement of research into the causes, effects, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and appropriateness and cost and benefit effectiveness of brain injury rehabilitation, residential programs and specialized services;

  (5)  Provision of public information relating to injury prevention and brain injury treatment and rehabilitation;

  (6)  Cooperation with nonstate governmental agencies and private sector programs and projects relating to injury prevention and brain injury treatment and rehabilitation;

  (7)  Receiving federal grants and aids for injury prevention and for persons with brain injuries and brain injury rehabilitation under the terms of the grants and aids and administering or paying them out.  The director shall approve such applications for federal assistance administered through the department as may be considered advisable in consultation with the Missouri brain injury advisory council;

  (8)  Promulgating rules under the provisions of this section, as necessary to prescribe policies or standards which affect charging and funding of adult brain injury rehabilitation services.  The rules applicable to each program or service operated or funded by the department shall be available for public inspection and review at such program or service.  The rules and policies shall be compatible with and appropriate to the program mission, population served, size, type of service, and other reasonable classifications;

  (9)  Promulgating reasonable rules relative to the implementation of participant rights described in sections 199.001 to 199.051;

  (10)  Promulgating rules setting forth a reasonable standard means test which shall be applied to all programs and services funded by the department in determining eligibility for such services.

  3.  Any rule or portion of a rule, as that term is defined in section 536.010, that is created under the authority delegated in this section shall become effective only if it complies with and is subject to all of the provisions of chapter 536 and, if applicable, section 536.028.  This section and chapter 536 are nonseverable and if any of the powers vested with the general assembly pursuant to chapter 536 to review, to delay the effective date, or to disapprove and annul a rule are subsequently held unconstitutional, then the grant of rulemaking authority and any rule proposed or adopted after August 28, 2011, shall be invalid and void.


(L. 1991 H.B. 218 merged with S.B. 125 & 341, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)

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