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Short Titles as Introduced

Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the creation of a commission to develop voluntary accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials and related technologies used in postsecondary education, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/05/2019Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
12/05/2019Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/05/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (43)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 12/05/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 01/10/2020
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39] 01/10/2020
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 01/28/2020
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 02/13/2020
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 02/13/2020
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 02/13/2020
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 02/13/2020
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 02/13/2020
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 02/13/2020
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 02/13/2020
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 02/13/2020
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 02/21/2020
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 02/21/2020
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 02/21/2020
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 02/21/2020
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 02/21/2020
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 02/21/2020
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 02/21/2020
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 02/21/2020
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 02/21/2020
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 02/25/2020
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 02/25/2020
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 02/25/2020
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/25/2020
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 02/28/2020
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 02/28/2020
Rep. Miller, Carol D. [R-WV-3] 02/28/2020
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 03/02/2020
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 03/04/2020
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 03/04/2020
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1] 03/04/2020
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 03/04/2020
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 03/04/2020
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 03/09/2020
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 03/09/2020
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 03/09/2020
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 03/12/2020
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 05/08/2020
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-15] 05/27/2020
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 06/01/2020
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 06/26/2020
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 06/26/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor12/05/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/05/2019)

Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act or the AIM HIGH Act

This bill creates a commission to develop voluntary guidelines for postsecondary electronic instruction materials and related technologies.

Specifically, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and the Secretary of Education must establish an independent commission to (1) develop and issue voluntary accessibility guidelines for postsecondary electronic instructional materials and related technologies, (2) develop a model framework for pilot testing such materials and technologies, and (3) produce an annotated list of information technology standards.

The Department of Education must review and, as appropriate, update the voluntary guidelines, pilot testing framework, and information technology standards every five years.