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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Articulation Initiative Act is
5amended by adding Section 30 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 152/30 new)
7    Sec. 30. Degree program advice. To improve articulation and
8reduce excess academic credit hours, beginning with the
92019-2020 academic year, each public institution shall require
10any student who, upon completing 30 academic credit hours, is
11interested in pursuing an associate degree or baccalaureate
12degree at the public institution in which he or she is enrolled
13or at another public institution to indicate to the public
14institution in which he or she is enrolled all of his or her
15degree programs of interest. The public institution in which
16the student is enrolled shall make a reasonable attempt to
17conduct a meeting with the student and an academic advisor of
18the public institution, who shall inform the student of the
19prerequisite requirements for the student's degree programs of
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.