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Full Text of HB3428  99th General Assembly


Sen. Pat McGuire

Filed: 5/20/2015





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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) Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, scores of
123, 4, and 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement
13examinations shall be accepted for credit to satisfy degree
14requirements by all institutions of higher education. Each
15institution of higher education shall determine for each test
16whether credit will be granted for electives, general education



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1requirements, or major requirements and the Advanced Placement
2scores required to grant credit for those purposes.
3    (c) By the conclusion of the 2019-2020 academic year, the
4Board of Higher Education, in cooperation with the Illinois
5Community College Board, shall analyze the Advanced Placement
6examination score course granting policy of each institution of
7higher education and the research used by each institution in
8determining the level of credit and the number of credits
9provided for the Advanced Placement scores in accordance with
10the requirements of this Section and file a report that
11includes findings and recommendations to the General Assembly
12and the Governor. Each institution of higher education shall
13provide the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois
14Community College Board with all necessary data, in accordance
15with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of
161974, to conduct the analysis.
17    (d) Each institution of higher education shall publish its
18updated Advanced Placement examination score course granting
19policy in accordance with the requirements of this Section on
20its Internet website before the beginning of the 2016-2017
21academic year.
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
23becoming law.".