North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 168A. Persons with Disabilities Protection Act § 168A-7. Discrimination in public service

(a) It is a discriminatory practice for a covered governmental entity to exclude a qualified person with a disability from participation in or deny the benefits of services, programs, or activities because of a disability or to refuse to provide reasonable accommodations, including auxiliary aids and services necessary for a known qualified person with a disability to use or benefit from existing public services operated by such entity;  provided that the accommodations do not impose an undue hardship on the entity involved.  This subsection includes equivalent services provided via information technology.

(b) A covered governmental entity shall administer its services, programs, and activities in the most integrated setting appropriate to the needs of persons with disabilities.


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