H.R. 4004 (112th): Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Feb 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.

Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district



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Feb 9, 2012

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H.R. 4004 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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