S.1373 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT] (Introduced 06/25/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1373 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/25/2009)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009 - 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.