SB0424

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

The Textbook Cost Savings Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Senator Rosapepe

Status:

In the Senate - Passed Enrolled


Synopsis:Requiring the Governor to include $100,000 in the State budget for fiscal year 2019 for the purpose of providing a grant to the William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation at the University System of Maryland for the Maryland Open Source Textbook Initiative; requiring specified funds allocated for specified purposes to be for the adoption, adaptation, and creation of specified resources that are equally accessible to and independently usable by individuals with disabilities; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Rosapepe, Benson, Cassilly, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kagan, Kelley, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Peters, Ramirez, Robinson, Serafini, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0967
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Committee(s):
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingAppropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education, State Department of
Grants
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Reports
State Universities and Colleges
Students
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Textbooks
Statutes:Article - Education
(12-114.1)

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May 10, 2017 9:01 A.M.