|ND||Adopted 03/2013||Postsec.||Open Textbooks|
A concurrent resolution directing the Legislative Management to study the use of open textbooks in the North Dakota University System, inclu...
|ND||Adopted 03/2013||Postsec.||Urges Faculty to Increase Use of Open Textbooks|
A concurrent resolution urging the State Board of Higher Education and faculty members of North Dakota University System institutions to inc...
|NC||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Transition to Digital Learning Instructional Resources|
States the intent of the general assembly to transition from funding for textbooks, both traditional and digital, to funding for digital mat...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Textbooks, Instructional Materials, and Supplemental Instructional Materials|
Primarily from bill summary: Removes requirement that instructional materials purchased by a local education agency (LEA) be state board-ado...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Digital Textbooks in Textbook Adoption Considerations|
From bill summary: Requires a publisher or manufacturer submitting a printed instructional material for adoption by the state board or a dis...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Instructional Materials in Digital Format|
From bill summary: Requires a publisher or manufacturer that offers printed instructional materials or printed supplemental instructional ma...
|LA||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Greater Local Flexibility on Textbook Purchases|
From Louisiana Register: Removes the restriction that districts can only use 10% of their textbook budget on textbooks that are not on the s...
|TX||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||State Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials|
19 TAC 66.1, 10, 21, 22, 27, 33, 36, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 63, 66, 67, 72, 73, 75, 78, 101, 102, 104, 105, 107, 121, 124, 131
Amends or repeals various provisions concerning the state adoption and distribution of instructional materials. Establishes procedures for t...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Study of Quality/Efficiency of Online Textbooks|
S.B. 318 - Study of Quality/Efficiency of Online Textbooks
Requires that $10,000 of the appropriation to ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide) be expended for a st...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Electronic Textbooks, Wireless Electronic Devices, and Bonds|
Establishes the Alabama Ahead Act. Beginning with the 2012-13 school year, requires provision of electronic textbooks and other instructiona...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Textbooks and Assistive Technology Devices|
S.B. 289 - Textbooks and Assistive Technology Devices
Clarifies that hardbound and softbound textbooks remain the property of the local unit purchasing or acquiring them, while assistive technol...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Math Instructional Materials and Common Core Standards|
H.B. 5101 - Math Instructional Materials and Common Core Standards
Amends provisions related to district purchases of instructional materials with state allocation. Provides that for the 2012-13 mathematics ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Distribution of Textbooks|
H.B. 156 - Statewide Distribution of Textbooks
Repeals 53A-12-203, which directed the state board of education to adopt rules to ensure satisfactory distribution and proper care of textbo...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||State Review of Instructional Materials and Online Courses|
Provides a statutory framework for the State Department of Education's review of online courses, which is a function that the Department is ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Regarding Open Educational Resources for Common Core Standards in K-12 Education.|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, subject to availability of amounts appropriated for this specific purpose, to take the le...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Curriculum - Textbooks|
Provides that the State Board of Education will adopt a list of textbooks and other instructional materials that may be used by a school dis...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Nonsectarian Textbooks|
Updates the definition of the nonsectarian textbooks that are loaned to certain students to include digital materials.
|AR||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Instructional Materials|
AR ADC 005.15.11-1.00 to AR ADC 005.15.11-7.00; AR ADC 005.04.23-2.00 to AR ADC 005.04.23-11.00
Authorizes the State Board to select a statewide textbook selection committee to recommend a list of instructional materials consistent with...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Social Content Reviews of Instructional Materials|
From bill summary: Amends provisions related to state board review and adoption of instructional materials. Requires the state board to adop...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Supplemental Instructional Materials|
From bill summary: Requires the state department of education to recommend, and the state board to approve, evaluation criteria to guide the...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules|
A.B. 250 - Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules
From bill summary: Deletes the schedule for submission of instructional materials for foreign languages and health for state board approval,...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Purchasing of Instructional Materials in the Neediest Schools|
From bill summary: Authorizes each school district to purchase the newest adopted instructional materials for pupils in all of the neediest ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Textbook Block Grant Program|
Defines "textbook"; includes electronic textbooks. Creates the textbook block grant program. Subject to appropriation, authorizes the state ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Definitions for Purposes of District Purchases|
H.B. 153 - Definitions for Purposes of District Purchases
Repeals existing definition of "electronic textbook". Establishes new defintion of electronic textbook as any book or book substitute access...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Community College||Digital Textbooks and Materials|
Increases the availability and use of electronic and digital textbooks and other digital instructional materials at community and technical ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Electronic Samples of Textbooks|
Requires the state board in its notice of the review and adoption cycle for textbooks to specify that publishers of adopted textbooks for a ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Textbooks and Instructional Materials|
Extends the prospective expiration of the temporary waiver from certain requirements governing expenditures of money for textbooks, instruct...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||State Board Sponsorship of Certain Charter Schools, Supplemental Textbooks|
Allows the State Board of Education to sponsor a charter school when the applicant has a contract with the Office of Juvenile Affairs to pro...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Eliminates Reporting on Weight of Textbooks|
Eliminates the requirement for the State Board of Education to provide the General Assembly annual reports concerning the weight of elementa...
|WA||Partially Vetoed 05/2011||Postsec.||Instructional Materials|
Prohibits a public or private higher education institution that provides certain specialized format versions of instructional material from ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Transition to Electronic Instructional Materials Pilot Program|
S.B. 2120 - Sec. 20
Sec. 20 - Authorizes school districts to establish pilot program schools to implement the transition to instructional materials that are in ...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Curricular Materials|
Expands the definition of ''textbook" to include certain hardware, software, and digital content. Adds a definition of ''curricular material...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Allows for Delay in Textbook Adoptions|
Allows the State Textbook Committee to suspend any currently pending selection process of textbooks and extend by at least two years the six...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Definition of Textbook|
S.B. 2808 - Part A-I, Sec. 1, 3,
Provides that for expenses incurred after July 1, 2011, a textbook may mean school library materials, computer software, and instructional c...
|CA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Textbook Visits by County Superintendents|
S.B. 70 - Sec. 1240.3
Extends until July 1, 2015 the mandate that county superintendents make an annual visit to each school in his/her county, with the priority ...
|CA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Prohibition from Adoption or Implementation of Instructional Materials|
S.B. 70 - Sec. 60200.7
Extends until the 2015-16 school year a provision prohibiting the state board of education from adopting instructional materials. Also exten...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Resolving Claims of Errors in State-Adopted Textbooks|
Requires the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to establish procedures for reviewing and resolving claims...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Digital Textbook Resources|
Amends school district textbook requirements. Requires that digital resources be provided to students at no cost along with equipment requir...
|MS||Vetoed 03/2011||P-12||Parental Choice for Twin Placement/Loaning of Extra Textbooks|
Allows parental choice for the placement of twins or higher order multiples in seperate classrooms. Authorizes local boards to offer surplus...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Loaning of Surplus Textbooks|
Authorizes local boards to offer surplus inventory textbooks to parents or guardians of students residing in the district.
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Instructional Materials for Visually Impaired Students|
Requires publishers to provided instructional materials in formats appropriate for students with visual impairments.
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||History-Social Science Framework and Textbooks|
From bill summary: Requires the state board to inform the chairs of the assembly and senate education committees and the secretary for educa...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Technology and Supplementary Instructional Materials|
From bill analysis: Includes in the definition of "supplementary instructional materials" instructional materials that use current relevant ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Work-Based Learning Programs (and Textbooks)|
States legislative findings regarding work-based learning. Authorizes school districts that maintain high schools to establish work-based le...
|NY||Vetoed 08/2010||P-12||Curriculum and Instructional Resources|
Makes provisions that apply to the selection, purchase, loan of K-12 textbooks also applicable to curriculum and instructional resources. De...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Technology-Based Materials as Part of Instructional Materials|
Adds that a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that provides K-12 special education services must, in providing state-adopted, standards-based, ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Provides that among other purposes (i.e., purchasing textbooks and software), the School Safety and Educational Improvement Block Grant Prog...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Model Policy on Basic Instructional Supplies|
S.B. 1163 - 116(c)
Amends current law to require the state department of education to develop a model policy on basic instructional supplies; institutes a step...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to make every effort to ensure that electronic versions are available for eve...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Special Legislative Commission to Study the Purchase and Use of Textbooks in Public Schools|
H.R. 8156, S.R. 2822
Establishes the Special Legislative Commission to Study the Purchase and Use of Textbooks in Public Schools. Directs the commission to make ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Inclusion of Digital Content in Definition of "Textbook"|
Requires the definition of a K-12 "textbook" to include computer hardware, software and technical equipment necessary to support the use of ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Textbooks May Be Taken Home|
Authorizes students to take textbooks home that are issued to them. This authorization does not prohibit teachers from requiring that books ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Purchase of Electronic Textbooks|
Requires contracts and purchase orders with publishers of textbooks approved by the Board of Education for use in grades 6 - 12 to allow for...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
Section 1: Directs the state board, by December 31, 2010, to review mandates provided for in administrative rule, to determine whether some ...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Textbooks Include Electronic Materials and Computing Devices|
Expands the definition of "textbooks" to include books, electronic materials and laptop computers or other portable personal computing devic...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Instructional Resources|
Updates process for adopting textbooks and other instructional material; replaces the terms "textbooks", "instructional materials", and "lea...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Option of Electronic Textbooks|
Requires contracts and purchase orders with publishers of textbooks approved by the Board of Education for use in grades 6-12 to allow for t...
|TX||Adopted 02/2010||P-12||Adoption and Distribution of Instructional Materials|
19 TAC 2.66.B.66.33, 66.102, 66.104 and 66.121
§ 66.33: Adds provision to specify that members of state textbook adoption review panels must include educators, parents, business and indus...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Amends the Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program. Provides a local governing board may use funding received pursuant to this p...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Delays in Textbook Deliveries|
Amends provisions requiring a publisher or manufacturer of instructional materials to guarantee delivery by the date specified in the contra...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Textbook Digital Technology|
Requires the state board of education to implement a pilot program, subject to appropriation, to test digital technologies in three geograph...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12|
|Textbooks and Fees|
Prior legislation required districts to set aside free textbooks and provide fee waivers to children eligible for free meals under the Commu...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Definition of "Sufficient Textbooks"|
A.B. 2D - Section 1
From legislative analysis: Existing law requires the county superintendent of schools of each county to make annual visits to each school, p...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Damaged Textbook Fees/Service-Learning Programs/Charter School Grades/Regional Professional Development Academies|
- Deletes a provision that requires a public school principal to collect a percentage of a textbook's purchase price from...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Textbooks|
Specifies that all electronic textbooks and technological equipment must be returned at the end of the school year in the same manner as tra...
|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 ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Electronic Textbooks and Instructional Materials|
Relates to instructional materials and technological equipment in public schools. Adds Section 31.0231, "Electronic Textbook and Instruction...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Alabama Virtual Library|
Establishes the Alabama Virtual Library and the Alabama Virtual Library Executive Council, and executive council membership, responsibilitie...
|UT||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||Disposal of Textbooks|
Allows school districts to communicate directly with each other in sharing or disposing of textbooks. http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bul...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Textbooks, Gifted|
Relates to school districts; revises provisions governing the required minimum expenditures for textbooks, instructional supplies and instru...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.||Requires Statement of "Substantial" Revisions and Defines "Integrated"|
Requires publishers to provide a description of the substantial content revisions made between the current edition of the textbook or supple...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Internet-Based Instructional Materials|
A.B. 157 - Part A, Section 6
Authorizes aid for computer software purchases to go toward any content-based instructional materials aligned with state standards and acces...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Textbook Purchases|
S.B. 1 Section 22
Directs the state department of education to communicate to districts and schools that decisions about math textbook purchases may be delaye...
|UT||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Instructional Materials|
R277-469-1, -2, -3, -10, -11
Adds to definition of "instructional materials" to include all textbooks, workbooks and student materials and supplements necessary for a st...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Fees for Damaged or Lost Textbooks|
Provides that local school boards may assess a reasonable fee or charge for the loss of or damage to a textbook, so long as the textbook has...
|CA||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Social Content Review of Instructional Materials|
Title 5 CCR Sec(s) 9800, 9810, 9820, 9830
Amends rules concerning the social content review of instructional materials. Establishes the procedures for the special content review of n...
|CA||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Adoption of Instructional Materials|
Title 5 CCR Section 9517.1
Establishes the process for follow-up adoptions and the fee to be paid by publishers and manufacturers for participation in follow-up adopti...
|Finance and Facilities|
Relates to sufficient textbook requirements, county superintendent revenue limits, school district building maintenance funding, funding for...
|WA||Adopted 11/2008||Postsec.||COST SAVINGS FOR COURSE MATERIALS|
WAC 504-43-010, -020, -030
Adopts rules that encourage cost savings for student course materials.
|unbundled instructional materials|
Adds to the procedures relating to basic instructional materials that the State Board of Education is required to adopt as regulations proce...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||instructional materials|
Amends existing law that which requires the State Board of Education to adopt basic instructional materials for use in kindergarten and grad...
|UT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Instructional Materials Commission|
Amends rule addressing the operating procedures of the Instructional Materials Commission. Defines "curriculum alignment" as the assurance t...
|SC||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Textbooks|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education relating to free textbooks.
|NY||Signed into law 08/2008||Postsec.|
Creates the Textbook Access Act; requires publishers of college textbooks to disclose the price of such textbooks to purchasing entities; pr...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Textbooks at Non-Public Schools|
Adds a provision to textbook statutes stipulating that non-public schools may not change a textbook assignment in a field more often than on...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Texbook Expenditures|
Revises provisions governing expenditures for textbooks, instructional supplies and instructional hardware by school districts; reduces the ...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.||Textbooks|
Establishes the Textbook Transparency Act which requires textbook publishers to make the price, certain substantial content revisions, copyr...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.|
|College Textbook Policies|
Relates to textbook affordability; prohibits certain actions of community college or state university employees that relate to student purch...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Required Textbooks (Higher Education)|
Recommends that every public and private institution of higher education in the state post the list of required textbooks for all courses an...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Core Curriculum|
S.F. 2216 - Core Curriculum
Amends previous language to remove "voluntary model" from the establishment of core curriculum for grades 9-12, beginning with students grad...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||Postsec.||Textbook costs|
Requires publishers of college course materials to provide, on request, certain pricing, edition, copyright, and other information to facult...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Textbooks|
Requires that the State Board of Education, for each of the alternative textbook formats of human-voiced audio, large-print and braille, des...
|MD||Adopted 04/2008||P-12||Textbooks in Alternative Formats|
Ensures that local school systems and public agencies purchase textbooks and instructional materials from publishers that agree to provide t...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Availability of Surplus Textbooks|
Relates to textbooks; extends the date of the repealer on the duty of local school boards to make available surplus textbooks to the parents...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.|
|College Textbook Affordability Act|
Concerns requirements for publishers of college educational products doing business with State institutions of higher education, requires en...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||textbooks|
Provides that a complete and cataloged library of all curricular materials and electronically available curricular materials used in public ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Textbook Purchasing|
Permits local school boards to enter into contracts with publishers for the purchase of textbooks. The bill expands the definition of textbo...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Textbook Purchases|
H.B. 137, S.B. 356
Permits local school boards to enter into contracts with publishers for the purchase of textbooks. The bill expands the definition of textbo...
|OR||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||Instructional Materials Selection Criteria|
Specifies that the State Board of Education adopts by reference the Criteria for the Adoption of Instructional Materials for Mathematics for...
|UT||Adopted 11/2007||P-12||Instructional Materials Commission Operating Procedures|
2007 H.B. 364 prohibits a school district from purchasing certain instructional materials unless the materials have been evaluated by an ind...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||Postsec.||Textbooks|
Adds the College Textbook Transparency Act to the Donahoe Higher Education Act. Establishes various requirements for textbook publishers inc...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2007||P-12||Textbook cost|
Requires the Department of Education to provide the Secretary of Education, the Senate and Assembly Budget Subcommittees on Education Financ...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2007||Postsec.||Textbook cost|
Relates to the cost of college and university textbooks. Requires a publisher of a textbook, its agents and employees to make available to e...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||textbooks|
Amends The Instructional Materials Funding Realignment Program. which requires the State Department of Education to apportion funds to schoo...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||textbooks|
Relates to the selection of materials by the State Board of Education for use in kindergarten and grades 1 to 8. Relates to a fee assessed b...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Textbooks for Print-Disabled Children|
Specifies that the state board of education must require textbook publishers to furnish an electronic file set of contracted print material ...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2007||Postsec.||Instructional Materials for College Students with Disabilities|
Establishes a statewide advisory council regarding instructional materials for college students with disabilities. Provides that the advisor...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Costs Due to Damaged and Lost Textbooks|
Directs the joint legislative education oversight committee to study strategies for recovering costs due to damaged and lost textbooks.
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||College Textbooks|
Requires college textbook publishers to provide prospective adopters of a particular textbook or set of textbooks with specified information...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Textbooks in Alternate Formats|
Requires a publisher of instructional materials for post-secondary students, upon request from a post- secondary education institution, to p...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Minimizing the Cost of Textbooks|
Requires University of Tennessee and the Board of Regents to develop policies to minimize the cost of textbooks.
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Tuition Limits, Instructional Materials|
Specifying application of tuition limits; directing the State Regents for Higher Education to anticipate certain revenue needs for certain p...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Electronic Textbooks for Students with Disabilities|
Requires textbook publishers to make electronic copies of textbooks and other assigned written materials promptly available to universities,...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2007||Postsec.|
|Textbook Tax Credit|
Allows specified individuals to claim a credit against the State income tax up to a specified amount for textbooks purchased for use at inst...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.|
Requires each publisher of college textbooks to make immediately available to a prospective purchaser of their products who is a member of t...
|LA||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||State Textbook Adoption|
LAC 28:XXXIII.301, 303, 319, 503, 723, and 2001
Amends textbook adoption processes to come into compliance with U.S. Department of Education approval of IDEA, 2004. Directs that the state ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Community College||Cost of Course Materials|
Requires community and technical colleges to adopt rules for their affiliated bookstores. The institutions' rules must provide students with...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||State Education Funding|
S.B. 1236 (Section 8)
Increases state education funding to school districts, partially in order to create greater funding equity between school districts in the s...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Textbooks for Each Student|
Requires local districts to implement policies that provide textbooks to each student for each class that conform to curriculum requirements...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Funds for Materials Other Than textbooks|
Allows instructional material funds to be used for materials other than textbooks. Defines other classroom materials to mean materials other...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12|
|Textbooks & Educational Materials Sales Tax Exemption|
Extends from July 1, 2008, to July 1, 2012, the sunset date of the current sales and use tax exemption for textbooks and educational materia...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Independent Evaluation of Textbook Alignment with Core Curriculum|
Prohibits a school district from purchasing certain instructional materials unless the materials have been evaluated by an independent party...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Language Arts and Math Instruction Requirements|
Prohibits the State Board of Education from adopting the same basic instructional materials in language arts or mathematics for the same gra...
|WV||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Textbook Adoption Periods|
Title 126, Series 35
Amends rules regarding textbook adoption in early childhood through high school education by establishing adoption periods for content areas...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Electronic Instructional Materials|
Authorizes 12 schools to request a publisher that makes instructional materials available to a school district in a hard copy format to make...
|CA||To governor 09/2006||P-12||Instructional Material Purchases|
Authorizes a school district to expend for kindergarten and grades 1 to 8, inclusive, not more than 30% of the district's allowance to purch...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Content of Textbooks and Student Characteristics|
Relates to existing law which prohibits instruction or school sponsored activities and the adopting of textbooks or other instructional mate...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Textbook Adoption|
Makes the textbook review process (prior to statewide adoption) more citizen-friendly. Increases the time period allotted for review, the nu...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Textbook Loans|
Relates to the loan of textbooks by the State Board of Education. Provides that certain requirements do not apply to the loan of textbooks. ...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2006||Postsec.|
Relates to textbook affordability; requires disclosure of textbook pricing before a sales transaction is entered into and to provide for a s...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Textbook Funds|
H.B. 2935; S.B. 3085
Allows proceeds from disposal of surplus textbooks to supplement textbook purchasing funds or school literacy programs. Public Chaptered. Ch...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Educational Materials for Visually Impaired Students|
Creates the educational materials for the blind and dyslexic grant program to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that provide school ...
|ID||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Curricular Materials|
Extends the curricular materials selection adoption cycle from 5 to 6 years. Adds limited English proficiency as a subject area for curricu...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Resources for Blind and Visually Impaired Students|
H.B. 710; S.B. 392
Relates to blind and visually impaired students. Requires the State Department of Education to establish a specified instructional resources...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Surplus Textbooks|
Directs local school boards to make available any textbooks on the state surplus inventory list to the parents or legal guardians of any chi...
|AZ||Active 03/2006||P-12||Textbooks and Electronic Resources|
For the purposes of this section, "textbook" means printed instructional materials or digital content, or both, and related printed or nonpr...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Electronic Instructional Materials|
Requires a publisher or manufacturer of instructional materials for students enrolled in state institutions of higher education to provide a...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Policies for MInimizing Cost of Textbooks|
Provides that the governing boards of public institutions of higher education must implement policies for minimizing the cost of textbooks
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Least Costly Options in Educational Materials|
Declares an intent to give students more choices for purchasing educational materials and to encourage faculty and staff to work closely wit...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Reading Materials Fund|
Creates a Reading Materials Fund to be used to purchase scientific research-based reading materials for certain reading programs; makes appr...
|NM||Adopted 01/2006||P-12||INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY|
This regulation is designed to facilitate the adoption, requisition and distribution of instructional material. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.u...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||Instructional Materials Fund|
Existing law establishes the State Instructional Materials Fund and continuously appropriates the money in the fund to the State
|NM||Rule Adoption 06/2005||P-12||Instructional Material Bureau Textbook Adoptions|
Relates to the Public Education Department instructional material bureau textbook adoptions. NEW MEXICO REG 4320 (SN)...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Unreimbursed Costs of Textbooks for Low-Income Students|
H.B. 1001 (Section 183-184)
Requires each district's debt service fund to pay all unreimbursed costs of textbooks for the district's students who were eligible for free...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Instructional Material|
Relates to Instructional material allocation calculation, distributed and expenditure; provides for fees; creates a fund.
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Define Instructional Materials|
Expands list of "instructional materials" that may be exempt from sales tax when purchased by schools, to include sheet music, electronic so...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||Postsec.||Higher Education Textbook Sales and Bookstores|
Adds a new section of law that prohibits university employees from receiving any incentives for requiring students to purchase specific text...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Special Education: Visually Impaired Pupils|
Creates the Advisory Task Force for Education of Blind and Visually Impaired Pupils to provide input to formulate the most effective policy ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Insufficient Textbooks and Instructional Materials|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires the county superintendent, for purposes of enforcing the use of required textbooks and instructional materials, to specifically rev...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Instructional Materials:Publishers Requirements:Price|
Prohibits the Board of Education from adopting basic instructional materials in language arts or math for the same grade in successive years...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School Accountability Report Card: Requirements|
Deletes the requirement, under the Classroom Instructional Improvement and Accountability Act, that the School Accountability Report Card in...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Instructional Materials: Electronic Format|
Requires, with exceptions, a publisher that makes basic instructional materials available to a school district in a hard copy format to also...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Review of Audit Exceptions|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 13: Requires the county superintendent of schools to include in the review of audit exceptions those audit exceptions related to use of...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Annual Report on Status of Low-Performing Schools|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires the county superintendent to annually present a report to the governing board of each school district under his or her jurisdiction...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Applicants to High Priority Schools Grant Program|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires schools initially applying to participate in the High Priority Schools Grant Program on or after the 2004–05 fiscal year to include...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||District Uniform Complaint Process|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 12: Requires a school district to use its uniform complaint process to help identify and resolve any deficiencies related to
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||District Compliance Audits|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 2: Requires a district compliance audit to include verification of the reporting requirements for the sufficiency of textbooks and inst...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Public Hearing on Textbooks|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 18: Requires the governing board of every district to hold a public hearing and make a determination as to whether each pupil in each s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||School Accountability Report Cards|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 10: Requires the school accountability report card to include information regarding the availability of sufficient textbooks and other ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Instructional Materials Program Funding|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Deletes the date of repeal on the Instructional Materials Program and the contingency of program implementation funding on funding from the ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Instructional Materials|
Requires the Board of Education to annually solicit recommendations for instructional materials from school districts. Requires the board to...
|College Textbook Rental Services|
Urges the Trustees of California State University, the governing body of each community college district in the state and the Regents of the...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||Postsec.|
Expresses findings and declarations of the Legislature with respect to the cost of college textbooks. Urges textbook publishers to take spec...
|AR||Rule Adoption 09/2004||P-12||Textbooks/Instructional Materials Exempt from Tax|
Establishes rules regarding Regulation 2004-5 titled 'Exemptions from Tax: Textbooks and Other Instructional Materials.' Establishes which t...
|MS||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Filing a Complaint|
Amends the Textbook Handbook, Part B. Relates to the complaint process. MISSISSIPPI REG 9243 (SN)...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Textbooks|
Requires schools to make available copies of current lists of textbooks and instructional materials. Prohibits schools from selling textbook...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Education Reform|
The education reform in this Act shall be known as the "Reinventing Education Act of 2004." The provisions include (1) establishing a weight...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Education Instructional Materials|
Authorizes the Department of Education to conduct pilot program; authorizes the pilot program within specified counties to enable selected s...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Accessible Textbooks and Instructional Material|
Concerns accessibility to textbooks and instructional materials; requires the adoption of rules to require all school districts and other pu...
|HI||Veto override 05/2004||P-12||Reinventing Education Act of 2004|
Establishes a weighted student formula; provides additional information technology; empowers principals through a Hawaii principals academy ...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.|
|Student Textbook Purchasing Policies|
Requires the Commissioner of Higher Education to examine ways to maximize the combined purchasing power of the constituent units of the stat...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Electronic Editions of Textbooks|
Amends 70 O.S. 2001, Section 16- 106, which relates to textbook adoption; Contractors must provide electronic files for textbooks. The file...
|LA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||Textbook Adoption Policy for Home Study Program|
Adopts rules to allow local education agencies (LEAs) to secure a deposit, equal to the replacement costs, for textbooks provided to student...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Public Education Classroom Instruction Fund|
Appropriates $9,000,000 from the Federal Fiscal Relief Fund to the State's school districts and charter schools for the purchase of instruct...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Sales Tax on Textbooks|
Relates to sales tax; provides exemption for textbooks and other educational materials for free distribution....
|MI||Vetoed 04/2004||P-12||School District Purchasing|
Provides a school district, intermediate school district or public school academy is not required to obtain competitive bids for items purch...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Electronic Copies of Instructional Materials|
Requires publishers and manufacturers of instructional materials for students to provide electronic copies of such material for use by disab...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||Postsec.||Instructional Materials|
Regards instructional materials for students with disabilities at public and private institutions of higher education; requires publishers a...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Education Mandates|
Repeals the State Board of Education's responsibility to design and implement a state textbook plan; repeals certain school building utiliza...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||Postsec.|
H.B. 1084, S.B. 347
Extends the sunset date from July 1, 2004, to July 1, 2008, for textbooks and other educational materials withdrawn from inventory at book-p...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Electronic Textbook Versions|
Requires certain school book publishers to provide electronic versions of textbooks suitable for conversion into Braille....
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Sales Tax and Instructional Materials|
Clarifies the exemption of sales tax to the sale of textbooks and instructional materials to state school districts and state public schools...
|MI||Signed into law 11/2003||Postsec.||Electronic Higher Education Materials|
Requires textbook publishers to provide electronic versions of certain instructional materials used in colleges and universities....
|IL||Total veto stands 11/2003||P-12||Textbooks|
Amends the School Code. Concerns the loan of textbooks to students free of charge, provides that "textbook" includes science curriculum mate...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Instructional Materials|
Authorizes a school district to use its allowance from the Materials Funding Realignment Program to purchase adopted instructional materials...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Special Education Instructional Materials|
Requires publishers to make basic instructional materials more accessible to pupils with disabilities. Requires publishers to facilitate acc...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Fee Assessment on Instructional Materials|
Requires the department of education, prior to conducting a follow-up adoption of basic educational materials for use in kindergarten and gr...
|NV||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||State Financial Administration|
S.B. 8 - Sec. 164.50
Section 164.50, one section of this bill, relates to expenditures on instructional materials, educational retirement and class size. http:/...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Science Curriculum Materials|
In a Section concerning the loan of textbooks to students free of charge, provides that "textbook" includes science curriculum materials in ...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2003||P-12||Textbooks and Fees|
Authorizes schools to assess and collect annual fees for textbooks; requires schools to compile annual list of textbooks to be used during t...
|FL||Vetoed 06/2003||P-12||K-12 Public Education Instructional Materials|
Changes date by which school superintendents must notify Department of Education regarding certain instructional materials;requires publishe...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||State Textbook Commission|
Changes the sunset date for the State Textbook Commission to June 30, 2007 from May 21, 2003. http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/bills/curr...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Maximum Weight Standards For School Textbooks|
Requires the state board o study and make recommendations concerning weight of textbooks used by pupils in elementary and secondary schools....
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Public School Missing Textbooks|
Until 1995, a teacher who could not account for a textbook, could be held financially liable for the textbook. While this provision was elim...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Education|
Broadening the definition of instructional material; includes on-line resources and distance learning materials in this definition....
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||Postsec.||Postsecondary Education Materials for Disabled|
Requires publishers to provide printed and nonprinted postsecondary instructional materials in an electronic format at no cost to a postseco...
|CA||Adopted 01/2003||P-12||Instructional Materials Realignment Program|
Title 5 CCR 9531, 9532
Requires the State Board to adopt instructional materials for grades K-8 that are consistent with the curriculum frameworks and establish ru...
|NJ||To governor 10/2002||P-12||Statewide Textbook Bank|
Requires department of education to coordinate sharing of textbooks between school districts by creating a statewide textbook bank on the de...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Weight standards for textbooks|
Requires the State Board of Education, on or before 7/1/2004, to adopt maximum weight standards for elementary and secondary school textbook...
|UT||Adopted 09/2002||P-12||Instructional Materials, Commission Operating Procedure|
Removes 'pilot program' language, allows schools and districts to select their own materials with a local review committee. UTAH REG 25219 (...
|GA||Adopted 09/2002||P-12||Textbook/Instructional Materials|
Clarifies rules regarding textbook or instructional materials selection and recommendation....
|GA||Signed into law 07/2002||Postsec.||Postsecondary and adult education - textbooks in electronic format|
A BILL to amend Chapters 3 and 4 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating respectively to postsecondary education and...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Electronic Textbooks at Postsecondary Level|
States that colleges and universities in this state have made diligent efforts to accommodate the needs of students with disabilities requir...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Textbook Publisher Contracts|
Extends length of initial contract textbook commission may make with textbook publishers from present three-year minimum and six-year maximu...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Electronic Versions of Textbooks|
The bill, as amended, includes the contents of LB 1250. LB 1250 requires a publisher or manufacturer to provide a computer file or
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Textbooks for Visually Impaired Students|
States intent to ensure to the degree feasible that all students with reading accommodations have textbooks and instructional materials in a...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Textbooks for Visually- and Hearing Impaired Students|
Authorizes the State Department of Education to place textbook procurement orders for visually impaired and hearing impaired students prior ...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of stud...
|NY||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Alternative Formats for Instructional Materials|
Requires every school district and board of cooperative educational services to develop a plan to ensure that all instructional materials to...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State 10/2001||P-12||Purchasing Instructional Materials that are in line with standards.|
Chapter No.914, Requires each school district that receives resources under the Schiff-Bustamante Standards-Based Instructional Materials Pr...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Instructional Materials Program|
Reactivates the Instructional Materials Program until a certain date, contingent upon funding. Requires publishers to submit standards maps ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Textbooks|
Relates to the selection, distribution, and use of public school textbooks; concerns a school receiving credit for textbooks purchased at a ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Instructional Materials|
Requires State Board of Education to add other instructional materials, whenever possible, to list of textbooks adopted by board for use by ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||School Funding and Textbook Issues|
Increases state funding to schools for the 2001-02 school year; requires school districts to adopt a plan for use of such monies; specifies ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Allows electronic textbooks to be recommended, adopted, and purchased in same manner as regular textbooks. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6,...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Book Depositories|
Relates to circumstances under which a publisher or manufacturer of textbooks must maintain or arrange for a textbook depository in this sta...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Textbook Rules|
Provides a system for monitoring textbooks by individual schools for purposes of accountability; retains textbook replacement fees in school...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Requiring Books On an Electronic Format|
Act No. 321., Relates to textbooks; requires publishers of textbooks which are purchased by the State Board of Education to make such textbo...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Textbook Funding/Supply|
Requires the State Board of Education to design and implement a statewide plan to provide for an adequate supply of textbooks for students o...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||State Instructional Materials Commission|
Modifies provisions related to the State Textbook Commission by changing its name to the State Instructional Materials Commission; Expands t...
|SD||Veto overridden 02/2001||P-12||Funding for Textbooks|
Authorizes the funding of textbooks through the school capital outlay fund....
|NY||Vetoed 12/2000||P-12||Instructional Materials in Alternative Formats|
Develops a plan to ensure that every student in a school district with a disability who needs instructional materials in alternative formats...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Review of Text Books|
Permits a school district to review instructional materials to determine when those materials are obsolete pursuant to the rules, regulation...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000||P-12||Annual List of Textbooks|
Provides that the Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education shall publish annually a list of textbooks in use in the public schools...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Textbooks|
Expands the list of textbooks to be loaned to students in grades K-8; creates a Textbook Reimbursement Fund; creates a Joint Commission to s...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Boards to provide Instructional Materials|
Relates to instructional materials requirements and school boards; prescribes the duty of school boards to provide instructional materials;...
|OH||Signed by governor 06/2000||P-12||Electronic textbooks|
1999 H.B. 32
Schools may furnish computer software, CD-ROMs, computer courseware, and online services to students in lieu of textbooks, though these must...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Textbooks|
Requires the 6 groups for instructional textbooks and programs be arranged by content if possible for all K-12 subject areas; requires the S...
|NJ||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Permits aid to nonpublic schools for electronic textbooks; defines electronic textbooks as including computer software, computer-assisted in...
|SC||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Textbook Adoption|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education; relates to textbook adoption regulation....
|UT||Signed by governor 02/2000||P-12||Textbook Funding|
Bill provides one-time appropriation of $6 million to purchase textbooks....