New Cosponsors — Jun 27, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Maurice Hinchey [D-NY22, 2003-2012]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY25]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA2]
The bill now has 34 cosponsors (22 Democrats, 12 Republicans).
Feb 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
Length: 7 pages
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.
2/9/2012--Introduced.Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 - Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a specified federal research public access policy that ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5037 (111th).
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4004”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4004 — 112th Congress: Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4004
“H.R. 4004 — 112th Congress: Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4004>
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