Text: H.R.2768 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2768


To amend the General Education Provisions Act to allow the release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 15, 2019

Mr. Neguse (for himself, Ms. Stefanik, and Ms. Fudge) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Release of education records to facilitate the award of a recognized postsecondary credential.

Section 444(b) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232g(b)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)—

(A) in subparagraph (K)(ii), by striking “; and” and inserting a semicolon; and

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

(2) 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.”.