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HB 2230 - College Textbook Information Disclosure - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Robert Meza voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: College Textbook Information Disclosure

Legislation - Passage (Senate) (24-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-11) - (Key vote)

Title: College Textbook Information Disclosure

Highlights:
- Requires the publisher of course materials to disclose the following to faculty members and other employees who are in charge of selecting course material in accordance with the policies of the Arizona Board of Regents and the governing board of a community college district (Sec. 1):
    - A list of relevant course materials being offered, and whether it is offered in a bundled package or sold separately; - The suggested retail price and estimated wholesale price of the product; - The copyright dates of the previous edition if it is not provided in the course material; and - A summary of the content differences between the current and previous edition.
- Requires the Arizona Board of Regents and the governing board of each community college district to adopt polices that instruct faculty members or other employees who are in charge of selected course materials to request the information listed above (Sec. 1). - Prohibits faculty members from benefiting financially from selecting course materials. However, faculty members are permitted to receive free review copies of the materials, royalties if it is the faculty member's own writing or work, honoraria for academic peer review of course materials, training in the use course materials, and learning technologies (Sec. 1). - The original text of the bill was replaced by an amendment introduced by the House Committee on Higher Education.
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE BILL AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE NEW BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY; IT MAY ADDRESS AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SUBJECT.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: College Textbook Information Disclosure

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