US: Connecticut: Substitute H.B. No. 6117
Policy Title: US: Connecticut: Substitute H.B. No. 6117 - Go to the policy
Description: To establish an open-source textbook consortium to help lower the cost of acquiring a college degree in Connecticut.
Redirects the equivalent of approximately $50,000 of state resources in the form of staff time and infrastructure to promote and implement open source programs on campuses throughout the state.Creates a study task force committee for assessing the savings to be achieved and manner in which the state could directly incentivize the writing of open source materials