MD HB318 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-24 - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free digital materials and may provide access to certain low-cost print materials; and providing that certain free digital materials include certain resources and be equally accessible and usable by individuals with disabilities, to the extent practicable.

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University System of Maryland - Textbooks - Availability of Free Digital Materials (Textbook Transparency Act of 2020)



2020-01-24HouseHearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-20HouseFirst Reading Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB667 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-05 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education12114.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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