S.2695 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 05/02/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/26/2006 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs referred to Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2695 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/02/2006)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 - 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 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.