New Cosponsor — Mar 11, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
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.
Affordable College Textbook Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to make competitive grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support pilot programs that expand the use of open ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1704”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1704>
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