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UCOP letter in support of AB 609


California Taxpayer Access to
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2013 | AB 609 | Legislation

California Taxpayer Open Access to Research Act


On May 1, 2013, the Accountability and Administrative Committee in the State Assembly voted in support of AB609. Six graduate students from UC Davis gave testimony.  Next, the bill heads for the Appropriations Committee.

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On May 24, 2013,  a group of nine organizations released a letter in support of AB609.  Organizations included:  SPARC, ACRL, ARL, COAPI, Creative Commons, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greater Western Library Alliance, Public Knowledge,  and PLoS.



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