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HF 717

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/24/2011 11:00am

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; requiring credit transfer within the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities system.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginCREDIT TRANSFER WITHIN MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES
AND UNIVERSITIES.
new text end

new text begin By February 15, 2012, the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities must adopt a policy requiring every college and university of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities to grant credit for a course that is taken for credit at any of
the colleges or universities in the system. The policy must require the credit to transfer
to the receiving institution at the same number of credits granted at the transferring
institution. The policy may allow credits to transfer as an equal number of elective credits.
The policy must require a transfer of credits consistent with this section beginning with
courses taken for credit in the 2000-2001 academic year.
new text end