Summary: H.R.3681 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/06/2017)

ARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2017

This bill amends the AMERICA Competes Act to declare that the following categories of information collected by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) from recipients of ARPA-E financial assistance awards are considered privileged and confidential and not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act:

  • plans for the commercialization of technologies that have been developed under the award,
  • investments provided to an awardee from third parties,
  • additional financial support that the awardee plans to invest or has invested into the technology developed under the award or that the awardee is seeking from third parties, and
  • revenue from the licensing or sale of new products or services resulting from the research that was conducted under the award.

The bill reauthorizes the ARPA-E through FY2022.