H.R. 1464 (111th): Learning Opportunities With Creation of Open Source Textbooks (LOW COST) Act of 2009

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bill Foster

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require Federal agencies to collaborate in the development of freely-available open source educational materials in college-level physics, chemistry, and math, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 12, 2009
 
Introduced

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4455 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 10, 2014

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