Substitute for H.B. No. 6117
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF DIGITAL OPEN-SOURCE TEXTBOOKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION.

To establish an open-source textbook consortium to help lower the cost of acquiring a college degree in Connecticut.

Introduced by:
Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 7/2/2015Signed by the Governor
 6/18/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/18/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/16/2015(LCO)Special Act 15-18
 6/3/2015On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/3/2015Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 6/3/2015Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 5/14/2015(LCO)File Number 823
 5/14/2015Senate Calendar Number 503
 5/14/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/12/2015House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/12/2015House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 7062
 3/26/2015(LCO)File Number 224
 3/26/2015House Calendar Number 155
 3/26/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 3/26/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/20/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/25/15 5:00 PM
 3/13/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/12/2015(HED)Joint Favorable
 3/11/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement
 3/10/2015Drafted by Committee
 3/5/2015(HED)Vote to Draft
 2/20/2015Public Hearing 02/26
 2/5/2015(HED)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/22/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement

Co-sponsors of HB-6117

Rep. Gregory Haddad, 54th Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Rep. Whit Betts, 78th Dist.
Sen. Kevin D. Witkos, 8th Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Roberta B. Willis, 64th Dist.
Rep. Livvy R. Floren, 149th Dist.
Rep. David Zoni, 81st Dist.
Rep. Terry B. Adams, 146th Dist.
Rep. Gayle J. Mulligan, 55th Dist.
Rep. Devin R. Carney, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor, 67th Dist.
Rep. Vincent J. Candelora, 86th Dist.
Sen. Henri Martin, 31st Dist.

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