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Current Political Activity re: Access

CALIFORNIA
State Assembly introduced California Bill 609 ;  20 February 2013
California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act
increase access to state-funded research

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US CONGRESS
Legislation introduced to US Congress 14 February 2013
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act  FASTR

require federally funded authors’ final peer-reviewed manuscripts are made publicly available within six months of publication

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WHITE HOUSE
Policy Memorandum 22 February 2013
Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research
opens up access to the results of publicly funded research

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previous blog postsFebruary 22, 2013 and  February 19, 2013

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