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WEST virginia legislature

2020 regular session

ENROLLED

House Bill 4365

By Delegates Higginbotham, Ellington, Jennings, Hanna, R. Thompson, Hamrick, Barnhart and Porterfield

[Passed March 2, 2020; in effect ninety days from passage.]


 

 AN ACT to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-14-3, relating to authorizing granting of college credit hours for learning English as a second language; authorizing state higher education institutions to grant college credit hours for English learned as a second language and to accept English learned as a foreign language to satisfy college foreign language requirement; requiring jointly proposed rules to set and identify required test scores.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


ARTICLE 14. MISCELLANEOUS.


§18B-14-3. College credit authorized for learning English as second language.


            State Institutions of higher education are authorized to offer college credit hours for English learned as a second language and may accept English learned as a second language to satisfy an institution’s foreign language requirement. To obtain college credit the student must be enrolled in the institution granting credit and be certified as having reached a satisfactory score on the test of English as a foreign language.

            The Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education shall jointly propose rules to set and identify scores required on the test of English as a foreign language for course credit being offered.



The Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills hereby certifies that the foregoing bill is correctly enrolled.

 

 

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        Chairman, House Committee

 

 

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                             Chairman, Senate Committee

                                                   

 

Originating in the House.

 

In effect ninety days from passage.

 

 

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                  Clerk of the House of Delegates

 

 

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                                                   Clerk of the Senate

 

 

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                                                   Speaker of the House of Delegates

 

 

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                                                                                     President of the Senate

 

 

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      The within ................................................... this the...........................................

 

day of ..........................................................................................................., 2020.

 

 

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                                                                                                Governor

 

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