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 Bill Status of SB1485  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Michael W. Frerichs - Pamela J. Althoff - Susan Garrett, Toi W. Hutchinson and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Jack D. Franks)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Transparency in College Textbook Publishing Practices Act. Provides that when contacting or being contacted by prospective clients, each publisher of college textbooks shall disclose, at that time and in writing, to the faculty member or, if applicable, the other adopting entity in charge of selecting textbooks for courses taught at a public institution of higher education (1) the copyright dates of the 3 previous editions of the textbook, if any; (2) a description of the substantial content changes made between the current edition of the textbook or supplemental materials and the previous edition, if any; and (3) the existence and price of alternative formats of the textbook or supplemental materials. Provides that publishers of college textbooks are required to offer all bundled textbooks for sale as individual unbundled textbooks and supplemental materials. Contains a provision concerning institutional autonomy and academic freedom. Effective July 1, 2010.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/18/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2009SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/4/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  3/5/2009SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  3/11/2009SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
  3/11/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2009
  3/18/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  3/25/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/26/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/26/2009HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2009HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/27/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/8/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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