Public Act 099-0468
SB0760 EnrolledLRB099 07674 NHT 27806 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Career
and Workforce Transition Act.
    Section 5. Definitions.
    "Board" means the Illinois Community College Board.
    "Institution" means a non-degree granting institution that
is regulated and approved by the Board of Higher Education
under the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act of 2012
and that is nationally accredited by an accreditor approved by
the U.S. Department of Education.
    Section 10. Transfer of credits. 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.
The program must, at a minimum, be a 9-month program and use a
credit-hour system.
    Section 15. Board approval. The Board may approve an
institution as an institution from which credits may be
transferred under Section 10 of this Act if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The institution has submitted all proper
    documentation and application materials that the Board
        (2) The institution has successfully completed a full
    term of national accreditation without probation, without
    being denied accreditation, and without withdrawing an
        (3) The Board has verified the institution's good
    standing during the period of its national accreditation.
    Credit transfers from the institution may be made only
    during the verified accreditation period. An institution
    that is under review due to probation, that is denied
    accreditation, or that withdraws an application for
    national accreditation may not be approved under this
    Section 90. Rulemaking. The Board shall adopt any rules
necessary to carry out its responsibilities under this Act.