Sen. Cristina Castro

Filed: 2/22/2024





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3594 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Articulation Initiative Act is
5amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 152/15)
7    Sec. 15. Participation. All public institutions shall
8participate in the Illinois Articulation Initiative through
9submission and review of their courses for statewide transfer.
10All public institutions shall maintain a complete Illinois
11Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum
12package, and all public institutions shall submit and maintain
13up to 4 core courses in each of the Illinois Articulation
14Initiative majors, provided the public institution has
15equivalent majors and courses. All public institutions shall
16provide faculty, as appointed by the Board of Higher Education



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1for public universities and the Illinois Community College
2Board for public community colleges, to serve on panels in the
3review of courses.
4    If, in a given academic year, a public institution does
5not have an equivalent major, lower-division courses, or both
6that align with the major panel's descriptors and course
7approval criteria, then the public institution shall be
8considered to be compliant with this Section for that academic
9year, as determined by the Board of Higher Education and the
10Illinois Community College Board, in coordination with the
11director of the Illinois Articulation Initiative.
12(Source: P.A. 103-469, eff. 1-1-24.)
13    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.".