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S. 1490: Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of May 15, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1490

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 15, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Isakson) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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 2019.

2.

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—

(1)

in subparagraph (K)(ii), by striking and after the semicolon;

(2)

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

(3)

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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