HOUSE BILL No. 2060
(Amended by Chapter 147)
An Act concerning community colleges; revising the definition of
credit hour; amending
K.S.A. 71-601 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. K.S.A. 71-601 is hereby
amended to read as follows: 71-
601. ``Credit hour'' means
one hour of instruction per week
for 18 weeks
or the equivalent thereof the basic unit of
collegiate level instruction, as
determined by the state board, in a subject or course
offered at a level
not higher than those subjects or courses normally offered to
and sophomores in four-year institutions of postsecondary
which subject or course is approved by the state board. Credit hour
not include within its meaning
any hour of
instruction in a subject or
course taken by a student enrolled for audit or in any subject or
not approved by the state board. The state board, in consultation
the state board of regents, shall determine whether the subjects
courses offered in the community colleges are at the level of
and sophomore subjects and courses offered in the state
of postsecondary education and shall
not approve any subject
or course offered at a higher level.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 71-601 is hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its
publication in the statute book.
Approved April 7, 1999.