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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Guidance Document Information
Title Revised College Policy 529 Plans
Document ID DS-PPD-19-05
Summary The Policy and Procedures Directive rescinds previous policy from February 26, 2019, to clarify that 529 College Savings Plans are not to be considered as comparable benefits when determining how much or whether the agency will sponsor college expenses for an eligible individual.
Effective Date 3/19/2019
pdf View document text     Posted On 12/17/2019                 Document on Town Hall
Explanation or Citations Federal regulation 34 CFR 361.53 (Comparable services and benefits) requires that state vocational rehabilitation (VR) programs must determine whether comparable services and benefits exist under any other program before before expending VR grant funds on goods and services for eligible individuals being served through the VR program.

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