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Psychological Disability.   

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(a) Psychological disability means a persistent psychological or psychiatric disorder. or emotional or mental illness.

(b) For purposes of this Subchapter, the following conditions are not psychological disabilities:

(1) transvestitism, transsexualism, pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, gender identity disorders not resulting from physical impairments, or other sexual behavior disorders;

(2) compulsive gambling, kleptomania, or pyromania; and

(3) psychoactive substance abuse disorders resulting from current illegal use of drugs.

(c) In developing the allocation formula required under Section 56072, the Chancellor shall assign a zero weight to students with psychological disabilities until such time as the state budget provides additional funds to serve this population.

Authority cited:

Education Code 67312

Education Code 70901

Education Code 84850


Education Code 67310-67312

Education Code 84850

(Amended by Register 93, No. 6).