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Public Act 099-0358


 

Public Act 0358 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 099-0358
 
HB3428 EnrolledLRB099 10542 NHT 30769 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The College and Career Success for All Students
Act is amended by adding Section 30 as follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 302/30 new)
    Sec. 30. Examination; postsecondary-level course credit.
    (a) In this Section, "institution of higher education"
means a public university or public community college located
in this State.
    (b) Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, scores of
3, 4, and 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement
examinations shall be accepted for credit to satisfy degree
requirements by all institutions of higher education. Each
institution of higher education shall determine for each test
whether credit will be granted for electives, general education
requirements, or major requirements and the Advanced Placement
scores required to grant credit for those purposes.
    (c) By the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year, the
Board of Higher Education, in cooperation with the Illinois
Community College Board, shall analyze the Advanced Placement
examination score course granting policy of each institution of
higher education and the research used by each institution in
determining the level of credit and the number of credits
provided for the Advanced Placement scores in accordance with
the requirements of this Section and file a report that
includes findings and recommendations to the General Assembly
and the Governor. Each institution of higher education shall
provide the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois
Community College Board with all necessary data, in accordance
with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of
1974, to conduct the analysis.
    (d) Each institution of higher education shall publish its
updated Advanced Placement examination score course granting
policy in accordance with the requirements of this Section on
its Internet website before the beginning of the 2016-2017
academic year.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/13/2015