House of Representatives:
H.R. 4137, passed in 2008. Reauthorizes Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
Act requires a list of all textbooks and course materials to be posted at the bookstore and published on the institution’s website for undergraduate courses. Lists have to be posted by noon on April 1 for the summer and fall semesters and November 1 for the spring semester. Late adoptions would need special permission.
An act supporting research into open educational resources for member institutions of the Southeastern Conference.