Council for the Blind
Active dates:1985 -1993
Function: Advise the commissioner of human services concerning qualifications for director of services for the blind; development of policies, programs, and services affecting the blind; and policies relating to eligibility determinations. Also, create public awareness of the needs of blind people; and review services, programs, and proposed legislation affecting blind and visually disabled people.
Rehabilitation Advisory Council for the Blind
Succeeded by Rehabilitation Advisory Council for the Blind (1993 Minn. Laws Chap. 97).
9 members (at least 4 must be blind or visually handicapped); appointed by commissioner of human services; staggered 3-year terms; compensation governed by Minn. Stat. 15.075. (1991)
Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report:
1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986.
Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.
Listed in Guidebook under Jobs and Training Department.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1985-2004.
Record last updated:
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