Employment First – Other States

 

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

  • CA Legislation (passed): Text of AB 287, California’s legislation on Employment First, signed into law in October 2009, establishing Employment First Committee, and calling for the establishment of an Employment First Policy.
  • CA Legislation (Proposed)

COLORADO

CONNECTICUT

DELAWARE

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

ILLINOIS

INDIANA

IOWA

KANSAS

LOUISIANA

  • Employment First Policy July 2011 Employment First policy statement from the Louisiana Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

MARYLAND

MAINE

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI

  • Legislation (proposed): Proposed legislation regarding implementation of an Employment First policy

MISSOURI

NEW MEXICO

NEW JERSEY

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH DAKOTA

  • ND Legislation (passed): Legislation signed into law in April 2013, establishing a Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, for furthering the goal of employment as the first option for people with disabilities.

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

  • OKDDSD Employment Policy Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Services employment policy, stating that the optimal goal of waiver services is full-time employment in the community.

PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

  • Legislation (Passed): Text of Utah House Bill, that requires that employment be the first priority for individuals with disabilities receiving publicly funded supports. Bill was signed into law in March 2011.

VIRGINIA

WISCONSIN

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