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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 1007
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F.S. 1007.265
1007.265 Persons with disabilities; graduation, study program admission, and upper-division entry; substitute requirements; rules and regulations.
(1) A student with a disability in a public postsecondary educational institution shall be eligible for reasonable substitution for any requirement for graduation, for admission into a program of study, or for entry into the upper division where documentation can be provided that the person’s failure to meet the requirement is related to the disability and where failure to meet the graduation requirement or program admission requirement does not constitute a fundamental alteration in the nature of the program.
(2) The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Board of Governors, shall adopt rules to implement this section for Florida College System institutions and shall develop substitute requirements where appropriate.
(3) The Board of Governors, in consultation with the State Board of Education, shall adopt regulations to implement this section for state universities and shall develop substitute requirements where appropriate.
History.s. 5, ch. 2003-8; s. 119, ch. 2007-217; s. 9, ch. 2008-204; s. 20, ch. 2010-78; s. 98, ch. 2011-5; s. 10, ch. 2011-177; s. 69, ch. 2014-39.