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§ 20-2005-C. Duties of department

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XX-C. Transfers of Credits Between Institutions of Higher Education (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 20-2005-C
§ 20-2005-C. Duties of department
The department shall:
(1) Convene a meeting, within 60 days of the effective date of this section, of the Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee.
(2) Request information and data from the public institutions of higher education and institutions that elect to participate under section 2006-C1 so as to identify foundation courses offered at the institutions and any articulation agreements currently established between the institutions that include foundation courses.
(3) Provide technical assistance to the public institutions of higher education and the institutions that elect to participate under section 2006-C.
(4) Provide for an electronic database or software program and portal for the purpose of providing access to all of the following information on an Internet website:
(i) Articulation agreements and agreements that award credit for an industry-recognized credential entered into by institutions of higher education, public schools and institutions described under clause (C). The following apply:
(A) The department shall extract transfer information from each articulation agreement and each agreement that awards credit for an industry-recognized credential and enter the information into the electronic database or software program and portal and provide a meaningful, user-friendly and interactive search engine for access to the information.
(B) The department shall, within 60 days of receiving an articulation agreement or agreement that awards credit for an industry-recognized credential, update the database and post each articulation agreement and each agreement that awards credit for an industry-recognized credential on its publicly accessible Internet website.
(C) An institution which is not subject to the duties under section 2003-C2 may submit to the department any articulation agreement or agreement that awards credit for an industry-recognized credential into which the institution enters. Each submitted articulation agreement and each agreement that awards credit for an industry-recognized credential shall be subject to this paragraph.
(ii) The annual report to the General Assembly as required by section 2004-C(c)(5).3

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XX-C, § 2005-C, added 2006, July 11, P.L. 1092, No. 114, § 10.2, imd. effective. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 57, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].

Footnotes

24 P.S. § 20-2006-C.
24 P.S. § 20-2003-C.
24 P.S. § 20-2004-C.
24 P.S. § 20-2005-C, PA ST 24 P.S. § 20-2005-C
Current through Act 11 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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