H.R.5253 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4] (Introduced 05/06/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/06/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5253 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/06/2010)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2010 - 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.