Voluntary Compliance Agreement Definition

CONSIDERING that the Georgian Department of Community Health (DCH) and the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) recognize that they have an independent obligation under Georgian law to provide community services to persons with mental and developmental disabilities (DDs) and/or persons with mental health disabilities (HD), Ga. Code Ann., No. 37-2-1 (see appendix, definition of „mental and developmental disabilities,“ „mental health disability“ and „persons with mental and developmental disabilities and/or mental health disabilities“); (2) the opening of negotiations with the public body to ensure compliance with the provisions on a voluntary basis. This agreement aims to shed light on the Georgian class`s allegations regarding the provision of community services to people with SD, currently institutionalized in public institutions, and to people with HD who are currently institutionalized for more than 60 days in state-run institutions, that can be properly served by community services in the most integrated environment that meets their needs, and who do not oppose community services. (see appendix, definition of „community services“). (b) where the notified body is able to ensure voluntary compliance, the voluntary compliance agreement – A) oCR monitors compliance with this agreement to ensure compliance with its conditions, including, but not limited to,: 1) whether the level of progress and discharge procedures of public or private bodies operated by a seller on behalf of the State in Community services is compatible with the agreement; 2. if the state`s self-monitoring system effectively monitors and monitors compliance with the agreement by the state; and (3) if the state takes timely and effective corrective action if the state does not comply with the provisions of this agreement, for example. B if a person does not receive community services within 90 days of the discharge date set out in the transitional plan. To this end, the State provides, upon request, data and documents (including transitional plans) that the OCR considers necessary to meet its supervisory obligations. Upon request, the state authorizes the OCR to inspect premises, interview witnesses and copy and copy documents to the extent necessary to determine compliance with the agreement by the state. CONSIDERING that the DHR and the DCH pursue a goal of treatment by state-run institutions in order to treat qualified persons with disabilities in an environment as integrated as possible, adapted to their needs and adapted to individual choice, and to ensure that individual assistance is focused on the development of skills and skills that promote as much independence, autonomy and development as possible (see annex, Voluntary compliance is seen as an alternative to state-imposed rules on a company`s behaviour. Proponents of voluntary respect argue that it is in the interest of a company to behave in a socially responsible manner and that the company, in search of a good public image, will refrain from acting that could harm its public perception.

[1] Therefore, there is no need for state rules. (B) At the request of the State, the OCR provides technical assistance in areas relevant to compliance with this agreement. CONSIDERING that in 2001, some public interest organizations working for the rights of persons with disabilities (Georgia Advocacy Office, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., Georgia Legal Services Program and Disability Law Policy Center of Georgia, Inc.) filed class complaints with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) asserts that DHR, DCH and other named respondents (see appendix, definition of „interviewees“) did not treat qualified persons with DD and/or HD in the most integrated recruitment that is appropriate in violation of Title II of the ADA (see appendix, definition of „Georgia Class Complaints“) and, subsequently, OCRs