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2017 Regular Session



The Textbook Cost Savings Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Frick


In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

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 the Center and the State Department of Education to explore jointly the possibility of providing access to these types of learning materials and resources to students in primary and secondary education; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Frick
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0424
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Appropriations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education, State Department of
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 15, 2017 12:01 P.M.