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      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedJune 25th, 2009

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Title

Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency.

Summary

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.

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