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H.R. 3774 (115th): Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 14, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3774

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 14, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Polis, Mr. Ferguson, Mr. Garrett, and Mr. Perlmutter) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To amend the General Education Provisions Act to allow the release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act of 2017.

2.

Release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential

Section 444(b) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g(b)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (K)(ii), by striking ; and and inserting a semicolon; and

(B)

in subparagraph (L), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(2)

by inserting after subparagraph (L) the following:

(M)

an institution of postsecondary education in which the student was previously enrolled, to which records of postsecondary coursework and credits are sent for the purpose of applying such coursework and credits toward completion of a recognized postsecondary credential (as that term is defined in section 3 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3102)), upon condition that the student provides written consent prior to receiving such credential.

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