|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||California Open Education Resources Council|
Similar to S.B. 1053 (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/sen/sb_1051-1100/sb_1053_bill_20120905_enrolled.pdf)
From bill summary: Expr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||California Digital Open Source Library|
Similar to S.B. 1052 (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/sen/sb_1051-1100/sb_1052_bill_20120905_enrolled.pdf)
From bill summary: Expr...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Textbooks|
Requires a textbook publisher, or an agent or employee of a publisher, to provide prescribed data about the textbook to prospective purchase...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Omnibus - Higher Education|
Requires a public postsecondary institution to grant a waiver from the institution's required student health plan, if requested by a student...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Textbook Affordability|
Calls on the Higher Education Coordinating Commission to convene a work group to examine and recommend adoption of strategies for making tex...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Measures to Increase College Textbook Affordability|
Defines terms, including "custom textbook" and "textbook bundle". Requires each institution of higher education to compile a course schedule...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||Tax Exemption for Postsecondary Textbook|
Defines "textbook for a higher education course" to include a textbook in electronic format. Provides a tax exemption for purchase of a text...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12|
H.B. 101 - Article XX-F
Requires that faculty members consider the least costly practices when assigning textbooks. Requires institutions of higher education to pos...
|MI||Signed into law 10/2010||Postsec.||University Policies For Minimizing Textbook and Course Material Costs|
S.B. 1157 - Sec. 426
Requires each public university to develop policies for minimizing the cost of textbooks and course materials used at the university while m...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Postsec.||Postsecondary Transfer and Student Textbooks|
Requires the Trustees of the California State University (CSU), and requests the Regents of the University of California (UC) to review and ...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2010||Postsec.||Instructional Materials for College Students with Disabilities|
From bill analysis: Extends the expiration date of a provision that requires publishers or manufacturers to provide additional instructional...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.||Open-access Textbooks|
HB 5201-Sec. 4
Requires faculty to determine, before a textbook is adopted, the extent to which an open-access textbook may exist and be used; requires pol...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
|Monitoring of Federal Postsecondary Textbook Disclosure Law|
Directs OHE to monitor the implementation of federal requirements for disclosure of information to students on textbooks, including pricing ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||Postsec.||Electronic College Textbooks|
Requires that publishers of textbooks offered for sale at a public or a private postsecondary institution of education make the textbooks av...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||Postsec.||Captioned Electronic Instructional Materials|
Relates to existing law which requires publishers and manufacturers of printed instructional material for use at public postsecondary educat...
|TX||Issued 09/2009||Postsec.||Higher Education Cost Efficiencies|
Directs the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, in cooperation with Texas public institutions of higher education, to undertake a com...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.||College Textbooks|
Creates the Transparency in College Textbook Publishing Practices Act. Requires each publisher of college textbooks to disclose to a faculty...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Textbook Purchases|
Requires each institution of higher education to provide all students with written notification on the availability of required textbooks th...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Cost-Savings and Electronic Textbooks|
Directs the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to identify achievable cost-saving measures at public institutions of higher education...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
Defines open-source textbooks as textbooks downloadable from the Internet at no cost to the student. Requires districts and charter schools ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
H.B. 85; S.B. 183
Requires public institutions of higher education in the state, excluding overseas programs of the University of Maryland University College,...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.||Disclosure of Textbooks|
Requires that information be disclosed to students attending a postsecondary institution concerning required course materials, including tit...