HB4355 HFAT Ellington 2-9

Stowers 3915


            Delegate Ellington movers to amend the title of HB4355 on page 1, by striking the title and inserting in lieu thereof a new title to read as follows:

A BILL to amend and reenact §18B-10-14 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the sale of educational materials, books, stationary, and other school and office supplies generally carried in college bookstores; requiring the disclosure by state institutions of higher education of certain information regarding textbooks and digital courseware; requiring disclosure of courses using open education resource materials; requiring disclosure of automatic charges assessed by an institution for required educational materials; establishing the standards to which an institution must adhere when entering into an automatic billing agreement with an entity; prohibiting institutions from entering into automatic billing agreements that would deny a student access to educational materials for refusing to allow the use of that student’s data; and providing definitions.