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Substitute Bill No. 5207

    February Session, 2014

 

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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 and consider such veteran's existing college-level knowledge acquired through military or life experience in accordance with the prior learning portfolio assessment performed by Charter Oak State College 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

HED

Joint Favorable Subst.