The Commission of Persons with Disabilities has the following powers and duties:

  1. Study the opportunities for and changing needs of persons with disabilities in this state.
  2. Serve as liaisons between the Office of of Persons with Disabilities and the public, sharing information and gathering constituency input.
  3. Recommend administrative rules.
  4. Recommend legislative and executive action to the governor and general assembly. 
  5. Establish advisory committees, work groups, or other coalitions as appropriate.