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Full Text of HB3428  99th General Assembly


Rep. Carol A. Sente

Filed: 4/15/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3428 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The College and Career Success for All Students
5Act is amended by adding Section 30 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 302/30 new)
7    Sec. 30. Examination; postsecondary level course credit.
8    (a) In this Section, "institution of higher education"
9means a public university or public community college located
10in this State.
11    (b) The Illinois Articulation Initiative, through its
12Major panels and General Education panels, shall review each of
13the College Board Advanced Placement examinations and assign
14codes for transfer. All courses, Advanced Placement or
15otherwise, assigned codes for transfer through the Illinois
16Articulation Initiative must be guaranteed transfer credit as



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1an individual course and not be required to be part of a
2package of courses. The review must be completed within 6
3months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
499th General Assembly. Any review thereafter for any new or
5substantially revised examinations must be completed within 6
6months after being released by the College Board.
7    (c) Institutions of higher education that offer a
8corresponding course for a particular Advanced Placement
9examination are required to accept a student's score of 3 or
10higher on the Advanced Placement examination for postsecondary
11level course credit as a part of their general education degree
12requirements, if applicable, or for an elective credit if not.
13If an institution of higher education does not offer a
14corresponding course for a particular Advanced Placement
15examination, then the institution shall award, at a minimum,
16elective postsecondary level course credit toward general
17education degree requirements for those students who receive a
18score of 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement examination.
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.".