S.2096 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 - Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a specified federal research public access policy that is consistent with, and that advances, the purposes of the agency. Makes each federal resear

Official Summary

Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 - Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a specified federal research public access policy that is consistent with, and that advances, the purposes of the agency. Makes each federal research public access policy applicable to:
(1) researchers employed by the federal agency whose works remain in the public domain; and
(2) researchers funded by the agency. Specifies exclusions. Requires the submission of annual reports by each federal agency on its federal research public access policy.

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Organizations Supporting S.2096

  • Alliance for Taxpayer Access
  • National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
  • Association of Research Libraries
  • American Medical Student Association
  • Right to Research Coalition

Organizations Opposing S.2096

  • American Dental Association
  • Association of American Publishers


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