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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Transfer Achievement Reform Act is
amended by adding Section 23 as follows:
(110 ILCS 150/23 new)
Reverse transfer of credits.
(a) In this Section, "reverse transfer of credit" means the
transfer of earned academic credit from a State university to a
community college for the purpose of obtaining an associate
degree at the community college.
(b) Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Board
of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board
shall develop a policy to foster the reverse transfer of credit
for any student who has accumulated at least 15 hours of
academic credit at a community college and a sufficient number
of hours of academic credit at a State university in the
prescribed courses necessary to meet a community college's
requirements to be awarded an associate degree.
(c) A student wishing to reverse transfer earned academic
credit under this Section to obtain an associate degree shall
agree to the exchange of transcript information between each
community college and State university that he or she has