S. 1373 (111th): Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009


Jun 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2009
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About the bill

Full 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 (CRS)

6/25/2009--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 25, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1373”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5037 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010

H.R. 5253 (Related)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2010

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