S.3095 - Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 12/18/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3095 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/18/2019)
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.