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Update: CA Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research (AB609)

5/31 update:

California AB609, California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act, passed in the Assembly by a vote of 50-3.

Now it goes on to the Senate.

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SPARC Call to Action:

Support the California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act (AB 609)

The California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Legislation (AB 609) was introduced into the California State Legislature in April of 2013 by Assembly Member Brian Nestande.  On May 24th, AB 609 was passed by the Assembly Appropriations Committee with full bipartisan support. It will be heard on the Assembly floor on May 29th or 30th.

California Taxpayer Open Access to Research Act

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