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Public Act 101-0194


 

Public Act 0194 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 101-0194
 
SB0450 EnrolledLRB101 04211 AXK 49219 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Career and Workforce Transition Act is
amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 151/10)
    Sec. 10. Transfer of credits.
    (a) A public community college district shall accept up to
30 credit hours transferred from an institution that has been
approved under Section 15 of this Act if a student has
completed one of the following programs at that institution:
        (1) Medical Assisting.
        (2) Medical Coding.
        (3) Dental Assisting.
        (4) HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning).
        (5) Welding.
        (6) Pharmacy Technician.
        (7) General Carpentry.
        (8) Interior Systems Carpentry.
        (9) Drywall.
        (10) Floor Covering.
        (11) Mill-cabinetry.
        (12) Millwright.
        (13) Insulation/Spray Foam.
        (14) Siding Installation.
        (15) Roofing.
        (16) Lathing.
        (17) Pile Driving.
        (18) Concrete Forming.
        (19) Scaffolding.
        (20) Residential Electrical Construction.
        (21) Commercial Electrical Construction.
        (22) Industrial Electrical Construction.
        (23) Renewable Energy Technology.
        (24) Energy Efficiency Concepts.
        (25) Electrical Manufacturing Sector.
        (26) Communications Systems.
        (27) Life Safety Systems.
        (28) Security Systems.
        (29) Sound Alarms.
        (30) Electrical Work Safety Practices.
        (31) Electrical Maintenance.
        (32) Fire Alarms.
        (33) Motor Controls.
        (34) Transformers.
        (35) Variable Speed Drive Systems.
        (36) Rigging.
The program must, at a minimum, be a 9-month program and use a
credit-hour system.
    (b) The public community college district may accept the
credits as direct equivalent credits or prior learning credits,
as determined by the district and consistent with the
accrediting standards and institutional and residency
requirements of the Board, the Higher Learning Commission,
other State and national accreditors, and State licensing
bodies, as appropriate.
    (c) Any designation given by the Board of credit hour value
for items (1) through (6) under subsection (a) shall be applied
by the community college district as direct or elective credit
toward an associate degree of applied science or its equivalent
as determined by the community college district.
(Source: P.A. 99-468, eff. 1-1-16; 100-569, eff. 12-15-17.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/2/2019