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Sep 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 24, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2009
Length: 9 pages
A bill to authorize grants for the creation, update, or adaption of open textbooks, and for other purposes.
9/24/2009--Introduced.Open College Textbook Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award competitive one-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs), professors from IHEs, and producers of open ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1714”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1714 — 111th Congress: Open College Textbook Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1714
“S. 1714 — 111th Congress: Open College Textbook Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1714>
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