IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 15, 2019
Mr. Warner (for himself and Mr. Isakson) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To amend the General Education Provisions Act to allow the release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential.
This Act may be cited as the
Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act of 2019.
Release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential
Section 444(b)(1) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g(b)(1)) is amended—
in subparagraph (K)(ii), by striking
and after the semicolon;
in subparagraph (L), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by inserting after subparagraph (L) the following:
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.