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CS/SB 530: Postsecondary Education Textbook and Instructional Materials Affordability

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Flores

Postsecondary Education Textbook and Instructional Materials Affordability; Requiring the State Board of Education and the Board of Governors to adopt textbook and instructional materials affordability policies, procedures, and guidelines; providing requirements for the use of adopted undergraduate textbooks and instructional materials and authorizing exceptions; requiring a public postsecondary institution to post in its course registration system and on its website information relating to required and recommended textbooks and instructional materials and prices thereof, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/12/2013 Senate • Filed
12/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 45
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
3/6/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/11/14, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2014 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
3/13/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/17/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 242
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 247
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/02/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 460
4/4/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 460
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Appropriations