H.R.1477 - Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] (Introduced 03/19/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/19/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1477 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/19/2015)
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015
Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a federal research public access policy that is consistent with, and that advances, the purposes of the agency and that follows common procedures for the collection and depositing of research papers.
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 each federal agency to submit an annual report on its federal research public access policy to specified congressional committees.