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AB-2462 Public postsecondary education: academic credit for prior military academic experience.(2011-2012)

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Assembly Bill No. 2462
CHAPTER 404

An act to add Section 66025.7 to the Education Code, relating to public postsecondary education.

[ Approved by Governor  September 20, 2012. Filed with Secretary of State  September 20, 2012. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2462, Block. Public postsecondary education: academic credit for prior military academic experience.
Existing law establishes the California Community Colleges, the California State University, and the University of California as the 3 segments of public postsecondary education in this state. The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the Chancellor of the California State University, and the President of the University of California serve as the respective chief executive officers of these 3 segments.
This bill would require the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to determine by July 1, 2015, for which courses credit should be awarded for prior military experience, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 66025.7 is added to the Education Code, to read:

66025.7.
 By July 1, 2015, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, using common course descriptors and pertinent recommendations of the American Council on Education, shall determine for which courses credit should be awarded for prior military experience.