MD HB518 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-23 - Hearing 2/05 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring a publisher who offers to license an electronic book to the public to also offer to license the book to public libraries in the State on reasonable terms that would enable public libraries to provide library users with access to the electronic book; requiring the license terms authorizing public libraries to provide access to electronic books to include certain limitations and measures; etc.

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Title

Public Libraries – Electronic Book Licenses – Access

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-23HouseHearing 2/05 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means

Same As/Similar To

SB432 (Crossfiled) 2021-02-26 - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education23701(n/a)See Bill Text
Education23702(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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