|Public Act 096-0359
||LRB096 08302 NHT 18410 b
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Transparency in College Textbook Publishing Practices Act.
In this Act:
"Alternative formats" means other versions of a specific
textbook, including paperbacks.
"Bundled textbook" means one or more college textbooks or
materials that may be packaged together to
be sold as course materials for one price.
"Custom textbook" means a college textbook that is compiled
at the direction of a faculty member or, if applicable, the
other adopting entity in charge of selecting textbooks for
courses taught at an institution. "Custom textbook" may
include, alone or in combination, items such as selections from
original instructor materials, previously copyrighted
publisher materials, copyrighted, third-party works, and
elements unique to a specific institution, such as
"Integrated textbook" means a college textbook that is (i)
combined with materials developed by a third party and that, by
third-party contractual agreement, may not be offered by