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AB-2982 Community colleges: textbook and other instructional materials: affordability.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/21/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2982


Introduced by Assembly Member Salas

February 21, 2020


An act relating to public postsecondary education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2982, as introduced, Salas. Community colleges: textbook and other instructional materials: affordability.
Existing law establishes the segments of the postsecondary education system in the state, including the California Community Colleges, administered by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. Existing law establishes the College Textbook Affordability Act of 2015 to reduce costs for California State University and California community college students by encouraging faculty to accelerate the adoption of lower cost, high-quality, open educational resources, as defined.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation pertaining to the affordability of textbooks and other instructional materials at the California Community Colleges.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation pertaining to the affordability of textbooks and other instructional materials at the California Community Colleges.