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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5207

February Session, 2014

 

LCO No. 1103

 

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Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(HED)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING COLLEGE CREDIT FOR MILITARY TRAINING.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2014) An institution of higher education may award college credit for military occupational specialty training to a veteran who enrolls at such institution and has experience in a military occupation recognized by such institution as substituting for or meeting the requirements of a particular course of study. Any institution of higher education that awards college credit for such training shall use course equivalency recommendations adopted by the American Council on Education when assigning college credit to a military occupation.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2014

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To permit institutions of higher education to award college credit for military occupational specialty training.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]