Introduced House Bill (H)

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College credit for military training. Allows a nonresident individual who: (1) is transitioning from active duty; or (2) has been separated from active duty for less than one year; to pay resident tuition at state educational institutions. Requires a state educational institution to adopt a policy to award educational credit to an individual who completes courses: (1) taken during the individual's active duty military service at a postsecondary educational institution accredited by a regional accrediting agency or association or by an organization recognized by the United States Department of Education; and (2) that meet the state educational institution's role, scope, College credit for military training. Allows a nonresident individual who: (1) is transitioning from active duty; or (2) has been separated from active duty for less than one year; to pay resident tuition at state educational institutions. Requires a state educational institution to adopt a policy to award educational credit to an individual who completes courses: (1) taken during the individual's active duty military service at a postsecondary educational institution accredited by a regional accrediting agency or association or by an organization recognized by the United States Department of Education; and (2) that meet the state educational institution's role, scope, and mission. Requires a state educational institution to adopt a policy to award educational credit to an individual who completes certain college equivalency examinations that meet the state educational institution's role, scope, and mission. Provides that the state educational institution's policy must provide that educational credit awarded to an individual applies to the individual's degree requirements if the credit is comparable and applicable to credit necessary for the individual to meet the individual's degree requirements. ... View more