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HB 18-1331

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2018 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 02, 2018
  • Passed House Mar 29, 2018
  • Passed Senate Apr 05, 2018
  • Governor

Higher Education Open Educational Resources

Abstract

Joint Budget Committee. The bill creates the Colorado open educational resources council (council) in the department of higher education (department). The council includes persons appointed by the executive director of the department from public institutions of higher education, including a student; the executive director of the department; the commissioner of education; and the state librarian. The council is directed to: Recommend to the Colorado commission on higher education (commission) statewide policies for promoting the adaptation, creation, and use of open educational resources at public institutions of higher education across the state; Facilitate professional development and the sharing of knowledge regarding open educational resources for public institutions of higher education, faculty, staff, and students; Implement the open educational resources grant program (grant program) created in the bill; and Submit to the commission, the joint budget committee, and the education committees of the general assembly an annual report concerning the use of open educational resources in public institutions of higher education across the state. The bill creates the grant program to provide grants to public institutions of higher education to develop the use of open educational resources at the institutions and grants to faculty and staff, individually or in groups, to create and adapt open educational resources. Each grant recipient must submit information to the council concerning its use of the grant and the effectiveness of the open educational resources initiative funded by the grant. The council must include a summary of the information received in the annual report. The council and the grant program are repealed, effective November 1, 2021. The bill directs the commission to adopt guidelines requiring public institutions of higher education, beginning in the fall of 2021, to inform students concerning those courses that use open educational resources. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) , Read More

Bill Sponsors (3)

Dave Young

  • Democratic
Primary

Bob Rankin

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 8
Primary

Kevin Lundberg

  • Republican
Primary

Votes


Apr 05, 2018

BILL

Pass

Senate

BILL

Pass

Senate

Actions


Apr 30, 2018

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Apr 26, 2018

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Apr 05, 2018

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 04, 2018

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Apr 03, 2018

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations Senate Committee of the Whole

Apr 02, 2018

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Appropriations

  • Introduction
Appropriations

Mar 29, 2018

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 28, 2018

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Mar 27, 2018

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Mar 26, 2018

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Appropriations

  • Introduction
Appropriations

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (03/27/2018) PDF
Introduced (03/26/2018) PDF
Engrossed (03/28/2018) PDF
Reengrossed (03/29/2018) PDF
Revised (04/04/2018) PDF
Rerevised (04/05/2018) PDF
Final Act (04/26/2018) PDF
Signed Act (04/30/2018) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (03/29/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (04/03/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (03/26/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (06/19/2018) PDF

Sources

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