New Cosponsor — Mar 11, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
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Nov 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on November 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2013
Length: 10 pages
A bill to expand the use of open textbooks in order to achieve savings for students.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1704 — 113th Congress: Affordable College Textbook Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1704
“S. 1704 — 113th Congress: Affordable College Textbook Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. August 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1704>
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