SPARC Statement on House Committee markup of FIRST Act | SPARC

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"Following is a statement by Heather Joseph, Executive Director of  the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition (SPARC), on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology markup of H.R. 4186, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) Act.   Last night, Representative Lofgren (D-CA) offered an amendment to Section 303 on behalf of herself and Representative Sensenbrenner (R-WI) to replace the current language with the text similar to that of the Public Access to Public Science Act (H.R. 3157). The amendment passed by voice vote...."


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05/22/2014, 16:52

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05/22/2014, 12:52