Florida Senate - 2012 SB 532 By Senator Altman 24-00560-12 2012532__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to college credit for military 3 training and education courses; creating s. 1004.096, 4 F.S.; requiring the Board of Governors of the State 5 University System and the State Board of Education to 6 adopt regulations and rules, respectively, which 7 enable United States Armed Forces servicemembers to 8 earn college credit for college-level training and 9 education acquired in the military; providing an 10 effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Section 1004.096, Florida Statutes, is created 15 to read: 16 1004.096 College credit for military training and education 17 courses.—The Board of Governors shall adopt regulations and the 18 State Board of Education shall adopt rules that enable eligible 19 members of the United States Armed Forces to earn academic 20 college credit at public postsecondary educational institutions 21 for college-level training and education acquired in the 22 military. The regulations and rules shall include procedures for 23 credential evaluation and the award of academic college credit, 24 including, but not limited to, equivalency and alignment of 25 military coursework with appropriate college courses, course 26 descriptions, type and amount of college credit that may be 27 awarded, and transfer of credit. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.