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Federal Research Public Access Act Introduced in the House

The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) was introduced into the House this week and is expected to be introduced into the Senate shortly.  Original sponsors in the House are Reps. Mike Doyle (D-PA), Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO).  Senate sponsors are Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), and possibly Sen. Durbin (D-IL).

You can find a link to the statement on Rep Doyle’s website:  http://doyle.house.gov/press-releases-1/2012/02/doyle-introduces-bill-to-ensure-public-access-to-federally-funded-research.shtml

The text of the bill itself is available at: http://doyle.house.gov/FRPA112FINAL.pdf.

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