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Public Act 094-0420




Public Act 094-0420
HB2515 Enrolled LRB094 08128 NHT 41503 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Board of Higher Education Act is amended by
adding Section 9.30 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 205/9.30 new)
    Sec. 9.30. Course transferability program.
    (a) Subject to appropriation, the Board shall implement and
administer a statewide program, using the World Wide Web, to
assist students, advisors, faculty, and administrators from
public and private institutions of higher education in
obtaining consistent and accurate information about transfer
courses and their applicability towards degree completion by
publishing course equivalency guides, academic programs,
courses offered, transfer course evaluations, and degree
    (b) Under the program, the Board shall provide appropriate
assistance and support to participating public and private
institutions of higher education. The Board shall designate
participants based on which institutions apply to be part of
the program. However, all data shall be managed by each
institution of higher education and each institution shall
retain complete ownership of the data submitted.
    (c) The program's Internet website shall contain the
        (1) Transfer course articulations, which shall be
    updated annually.
        (2) Institutional reference tables.
        (3) Degree requirements, which shall be updated
        (4) Course banks, which shall be updated annually.
        (5) Academic program pull down menus, which shall be
    updated annually.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/2/2005