H.R.5037 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.5037 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (04/15/2010)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009 [sic] - 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.