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CS/CS/HB 355 (2014) -  Postsecondary Education Textbook and Instructional Materials Affordability

by Education Committee and Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee and Porter (CO-SPONSORS) Ahern; Saunders
Requires SBE & BOG to adopt textbook & instructional materials affordability policies, procedures, & guidelines; provides requirements for use of adopted undergraduate textbooks & instructional materials; requires public postsecondary institution to post in course registration system & on website information relating to required & recommended textbooks & instructional materials & prices thereof; requires task force to research affordability issues.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: 05/02/14 S Died in Education on Friday, May 2, 2014 10:39 PM
Date Available for Final Passage: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:53 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Senate Referrals

  • Education
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
  • Appropriations

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 827355 , Porter Date Filed: 04/16/14, Line#: 62 House: Adopted 04/21/2014 03:49 PM
    • 098221 , Porter Date Filed: 04/18/14, Line#: 120 House: Adopted 04/21/2014 03:52 PM
    • 897149 , Porter Date Filed: 04/17/14, Line#: 192 House: Adopted 04/21/2014 03:53 PM
    • 224209 , Porter (EDAS) Date Filed: 03/21/14, Line#: 55 House(c): Withdrawn 03/24/2014 04:47 PM
    • 543673 , Porter (EDC) Date Filed: 03/26/14, Line#: 80 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/27/2014 04:44 PM
    • 283105 , Porter (EDC) Date Filed: 03/26/14, Line#: 134 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/27/2014 04:44 PM
    • 785543 , Porter (EDC) Date Filed: 03/26/14, Line#: 162 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/27/2014 04:44 PM
    • 862941 , Porter (HEWS) Date Filed: 03/04/14, Line#: 0 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/05/2014 06:00 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/22/2014 11:01 AM   Yeas: 120 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 613] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Education Time: 05/02/2014 - 10:39 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 525 Time: 04/22/2014 - 6:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 525 Time: 04/22/2014 - 1:27 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/22/2014 - 11:25 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 120, NAYS 0 Time: 04/22/2014 - 11:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/22/2014 - 10:59 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/21/2014 - 6:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/21/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 897149 adopted Time: 04/21/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 098221 adopted Time: 04/21/2014 - 3:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 827355 adopted Time: 04/21/2014 - 3:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/21/2014 - 3:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 098221 filed Time: 04/18/2014 - 1:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/21/2014) Time: 04/17/2014 - 4:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 897149 filed Time: 04/17/2014 - 10:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 827355 filed Time: 04/16/2014 - 4:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/01/2014 - 2:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/01/2014 - 2:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/28/2014 - 5:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/28/2014 - 10:29 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 03/28/2014 - 10:29 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Education Committee Time: 03/28/2014 - 10:17 AM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Education Committee Time: 03/27/2014 - 3:30 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Education Committee agenda Time: 03/25/2014 - 4:06 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Education Committee Time: 03/24/2014 - 6:27 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/24/2014 - 6:27 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/24/2014 - 2:30 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Education Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/20/2014 - 4:12 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/12/2014 - 6:37 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Education Committee Time: 03/12/2014 - 6:37 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/12/2014 - 6:37 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/10/2014 - 7:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/10/2014 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 03/10/2014 - 10:39 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Time: 03/10/2014 - 10:30 AM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2014 - 6:00 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2014 - 11:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/03/2014 - 4:06 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Time: 12/16/2013 - 4:34 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education Committee Time: 12/16/2013 - 4:34 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 12/16/2013 - 4:34 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Time: 12/16/2013 - 4:34 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/02/2013 - 3:04 PM Member: Porter Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
1001.7065 CS/SB 530, HB 5105
1004.085 CS/SB 530