Subject to appropriate Federal funding, the State will provide adequate equipment
to facilitate accurate and prompt disability determinations.
Title to equipment rests with the State but ownership is transferred to SSA on:
the date the State is notified that SSA will assume the disability determination function;
the date SSA is notified that the State wishes to terminate the relationship.
The disability determination services (DDS) may obtain equipment through:
Electronic data processing (EDP) equipment is to be considered separately from other
equipment. Standards and requirements applicable to EDP equipment are found in DI 39536.000.
Equipment is any article of tangible personal property that has a lifeof more than one year, an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit, and probable
resale, salvage or trade-in value.
NOTE: Rental equipment is also covered by this definition.