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HB 170 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 242 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 341 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to requiring certain textbook publishers to offer electronic textbooks. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 350 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 48 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the purchase and use of open educational resources. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1159 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to exempting course materials purchased, used, or consumed by certain students from the sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 337 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for books and magazines purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 491 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 641 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 728 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 926 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study and report regarding the use of open-source instructional materials at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 927 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to requiring certain textbook publishers to offer electronic textbooks. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2811 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
SB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by certain university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 232 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 915 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment and administration by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a textbook affordability pilot program at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 230 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 603 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to exempting certain textbooks for university and college courses from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 854 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for books and magazines purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 455 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 537 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to fair treatment of all providers of instructional materials to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 766 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3094 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the establishment of textbook loan programs at public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3578 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to clarification of the authorized uses for loans under public institution of higher education emergency loan programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 52 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1005 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to fair treatment of all providers of instructional materials to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 20 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 325 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1096 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of notice regarding the availability of higher education textbooks through multiple retailers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1099 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1332 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to responsibility for public school textbooks and technological equipment and to failure by students to return textbooks or technological equipment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1733 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to prohibiting inducements to employees of a public institution of higher education for requiring or recommending textbooks or instructional materials. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1803 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1849 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3283 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a penalty. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4149 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain studies and reports by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding achievable cost-saving measures and the use and availability of electronic textbooks at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4617 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 22 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 145 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the sale by textbook publishers of bundled instructional material for use by students at public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 215 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
SB 454 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; authorizing a penalty. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 956 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 960 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a policy regulating the use of the textbooks required for certain courses offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 974 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to a school district employee's immunity from liability and responsibility for certain materials. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1434 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1729 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1890 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2009 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2488 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2965 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to measures to reduce faculty substitutions of certain higher education textbooks. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3062 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3382 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to providing certain electronic copies of instructional material for blind and visually impaired students and students with dyslexia who are enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HCR 294 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3382. Received from the House
SB 49 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Higher Education
SB 114 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 370 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to a school district employee's immunity from liability and responsibility for certain materials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1802 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to providing certain computerized instructional material for blind and visually impaired students and students with dyslexia who are enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 257 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1184 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a policy regulating the use of the textbooks required for certain courses offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2488 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale of instructional materials and other merchandise to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 151 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to students enrolled in certain high school and junior college programs for which students may receive both high school and higher education academic credit; creating the Texas Academy of International Studies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 222 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1483 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1716 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 54 79-1 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 72 79-1 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to reimbursing veterans for the cost of required textbooks and similar required course materials. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 286 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 626 78-0 (2003) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 140 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to reimbursing veterans for the cost of required textbooks and similar required course materials. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2765 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 179 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 528 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1114 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1438 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the resale of used textbooks; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 727 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the provision of textbooks to nonpublic school students. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1142 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to sales and use taxes on textbooks and other printed materials used by students in institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on State Finance
HB 1444 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to certain Federal Funds that have been made available for textbooks for blind and visually handicapped children attending private, non-profit schools. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 464 55-0 (1957) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to authorizing the furnishing on a loan basis, without cost, of necessary textbooks to certain physically handicapped students in State institutions of collegiate rank.
SB 172 48-0 (1943) Author: Bullock, Pat M. | et. al. Relating to creating the "Texas State Textbook Committee" providing the qualifications and terms of office for the members of said committee, providing for meetings of said committee, etc.; providing for penalty for violation of terms of Act.
HB 237 47-0 (1941) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several state supported institutions of collegiate rank to exempt certain citizens of Texas from the payment of all fees, dues, and charges except for lodging, board, and clothing.
HB 279 46-0 (1939) Author: Cornett, Leighton Marion | et. al. Relating to authorizing and requiring the Board of Regents or the governing body of each State Institution of higher learning of the State of Texas to establish and maintain at each Institution the control of such board, a bookstore.
HB 90 41-0 (1929) Author: Harper, James W. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any teacher, or other instructor, in any university, college, normal, public school or other educational institution of this State, which is supported in whole or in part from public funds derived by State or local taxation, to teach as a fact that mankind evolved from a lower order of animals; providing penalties. House: Education
HB 108 41-0 (1929) Author: Cox, Ernest C. Relating to courses of instruction in schools, colleges, universities and other Educational Institutions of the State of Texas. House: Education
HB 97 38-0 (1923) Author: Stroder, J. T. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the teaching of evolution in any of its phases in the public schools or any of our higher educational institutions in the State of Texas, supported in whole or in part by taxation; and prohibiting the members of the State Text Book Commission from adopting or recommending any textbook which teaches the theory of evolution, either directly or indirectly.
HB 236 36-0 (1919) Author: Barnes, William Henry "Frank" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that any textbook contractor shall make a bond of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) for each basal textbook adopted, and three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) for each supplementary textbook adopted; providing that the contract and bond shall be prepared by the Attorney General, payable in Travis county; providing that the bond may be sued upon from time to time; providing that the Textbook Commission may, upon twenty days' notice, require a new bond to be given.
SB 208 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. | et. al. Relating to creating the University Law Text Book Board.

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