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Bill Detail: HB20-1002

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Title College Credit For Work Experience
Status Governor Signed (07/08/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Higher Education
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
M. Baisley (R)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

Making Higher Education Attainable Interim Study
Committee. The bill requires an existing council charged with looking
at general education courses (council) to implement a plan for
determining and awarding academic credit for postsecondary education
based on work-related experience.
Furthermore, state institutions of higher education (institutions) are

required to evaluate student learning from work-related experience and
award appropriate academic credit for the experience. Also, institutions
shall accept and transfer academic credit awarded for work-related
experience as courses with guaranteed-transfer designation, unless the
council creates a plan concerning awarding and transferring academic
credit for work-related experience for courses with guaranteed-transfer

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