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§ 20-2007-F. Electronic versions of college textbooks

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: November 17, 2010

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XX-F. Course Materials at Institutions of Higher Education
Effective: November 17, 2010
24 P.S. § 20-2007-F
§ 20-2007-F. Electronic versions of college textbooks
(a) General rule.--No later than January 1, 2020, an individual, firm, partnership or corporation that publishes college textbooks offered for sale at institutions of higher education shall, to the extent practicable, make the college textbooks available, in whole or in part, for sale in an electronic format when commercially reasonable.
(b) Construction.--Nothing in this section shall be construed to authorize any use of instructional materials that would constitute an infringement of copyright under Federal law.
(c) Definition.--For purposes of this section, “college textbook” means a book, not including a novel, that contains printed material and is intended for use as a source of study material for a class or group of students, a copy of which is expected to be available for the use of each of the students in that class or group.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XX-F, § 2007-F, added 2010, Nov. 17, P.L. 996, No. 104, § 21, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 20-2007-F, PA ST 24 P.S. § 20-2007-F
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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