TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-59
Board of Governors for Higher Education [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-59-24


§ 16-59-24 Accessibility for people with disabilities.

(a) The board of governors shall develop a policy, commitments, and procedures for students with disabilities setting forth the steps necessary to ensure that all public colleges, as defined in § 16-59-13, are accessible to persons with disabilities.

(b) The plan shall be substantially identical to the plan adopted by Rhode Island College and shall consider all persons' with disabilities needs and shall adopt reasonable accommodations necessary to achieve equal participation in educational opportunities.

(c) The state building code standards committee shall adopt an accessibility for people with disabilities standard for public colleges that includes provisions ensuring that public colleges are accessible to and usable by all persons with disabilities.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 236, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 36; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 36.)