House Bill Proposes a Federal Open-Access Policy | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Congressman Mike Doyle (D – Penn.) has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would require that the results from nearly all publicly-funded research be made available online within six months after they are published in a peer-reviewed journal.

The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) of 2010 (H.R. 5037) would apply to research from all federal agencies with annual extramural research budgets over $100 million.

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