AN ACT

 

1Amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), entitled "An
2act relating to the public school system, including certain
3provisions applicable as well to private and parochial
4schools; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the
5laws relating thereto," further providing for the Transfer
6and Articulation Oversight Committee.

7The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
8hereby enacts as follows:

9Section 1. Section 2004-C(c) of the act of March 10, 1949
10(P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, is
11amended by adding a paragraph to read:

12Section 2004-C. Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee.

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14(c) Duties of Transfer and Articulation Oversight
15Committee.--The committee shall:

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17(6) Within 180 days of the effective date of this
18paragraph and in consultation with faculty and personnel and
19the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, submit a

1report to the department, the Education Committee of the
2Senate, the Education Committee of the House of
3Representatives, the Appropriations Committee of the Senate
4and the Appropriations Committee of the House of
5Representatives assessing the feasibility of developing
6uniform standards and methods to grant academic credit for
7experience, education and training obtained during military
8service in order to expedite undergraduate degree
9requirements for veterans and service members. The report
10shall include:

11(i) Recommendations relating to the process to
12enable the transfer of the credits between institutions
13to ensure that credits will be applied toward graduation
14requirements.

15(ii) Recommendations for amendments to this act
16deemed necessary by the committee.

17Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.