Section: Incarceration -- aggravating and mitigating factors.
1. a. Any student attending a public institution of higher education in the State or an independent institution of higher education which receives direct State aid or a degree-granting post secondary institution whose students are eligible for State tuition grants and scholarships, who is hearing impaired, visually impaired, or learning disabled shall be eligible for reasonable substitution of specific courses required for the completion of degree requirements, provided that:
(1) Documentation is provided that the student's request for substitution of a specific course is related to the disability;
(2) The substitution of a specific course does not constitute a fundamental alteration in the nature of the degree requirements and the specific course is not required for professional certification; and
(3) The specific courses are not offered by a public or independent institution of higher education as requirements for a health professions degree.
b. The Commission on Higher Education may promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this act, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), provided that the rules and regulations are not inconsistent with federal rules and regulations.
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