House Bill 144

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the transfer of undergraduate college credits.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 364
Sponsors B. Yonts, T. Riner, T. Moore
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require university acceptance of transfer credits earned by students in dual enrollment programs, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, and other public colleges and universities; prohibit universities from requiring transfer students to repeat or incur costs for courses they have already passed at another institution; direct the Council on Postsecondary Education to facilitate development of a statewide agreement for alignment of lower-division coursework and acceptance of credit for comparable coursework; direct the council to develop a system that includes statewide course numbering, common college transcripts, uniform data collection, reporting, and monitoring, and an appeals process; provide priority university admission to graduates with Kentucky earned associate degrees; amend KRS 164.020 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dual enrollment course credit, transfer and acceptance of
Education, Higher - Lower-division coursework, transfer and acceptance of
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, transfer credit agreement, development of
Universities and Colleges - Lower-division coursework, transfer and acceptance of


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