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SB17-258

Using Open Educational Resources In Higher Education

Concerning the use of open educational resources in public institutions of higher education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Joint Budget Committee. The bill creates the open educational resources council (council) in the department of higher education (department). The council includes persons appointed by the executive director of the department from public institutions of higher education, the executive director of the department, the commissioner of education, and the state librarian.

The bill directs the department to contract with an entity to evaluate the existing use of open educational resources by public institutions of higher education. The council must facilitate the work of the contracting entity, and, taking into account the findings of the contracting entity, recommend initiatives to expand the use of open educational resources. The council must report the findings of the contracting entity and its recommended initiatives to the joint budget committee and the education committees of the general assembly by November 20, 2017.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/03/2017 Signed Act PDF
    05/01/2017 Final Act PDF
    04/10/2017 Rerevised PDF
    04/06/2017 Revised PDF
    03/30/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    03/29/2017 Engrossed PDF
    03/27/2017 Introduced PDF

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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