Relief operator is not a licensed blind vendor.
Docket Number: ******* , Decision Date: March 20, 2013
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A relief operator under the Rehabilitation Services Business Enterprise Program (BEP), which provides legally blind individuals with opportunities to operate vending facilities, is not considered a licensed blind vendor. Pursuant to the terms of their Temporary Agreement of Operation, the Rehabilitation Services Agency was permitted to merge the operations of Petitioner’s facility with a nearby facility operated by a licensed blind vendor, who assumed operation of both facilities.