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S. 2096 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS) 
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Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

S. 2096 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency.
Other Titles
  • Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012
Sponsor
John Cornyn
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Congressional oversight
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government information and archives
  • Research administration and funding
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Major Actions
Introduced2/09/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/09/2012
2/09/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$750
$504,660
$454,182
$326,059
$1,285,651
5.5 times as much
$2,628,210
$4,429,445
$7,057,655
5 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

5 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Taxpayer Access
Alliance for Taxpayer Access (2012). Federal Research Public Access Act. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from Taxpayer Access.
American Medical Student Association
American Medical Student Association & Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (2012). Don’t Pay Twice for Biomedical Research. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from Don't Pay Twice.
Association of Research Libraries
Association of Research Libraries (2012, May 0). Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) of 2012: Key Action on FRPAA. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from ARL.
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
National Association of Graduate Professional Students (2012). Open Access For Federally Funded Research. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from NAGPS.
Right To Research Coalition
The Right to Research Coalition (2012, February 9). Act now! Support the Bipartisan Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA). Retrieved December 7, 2012, from Right to Research.

2 organizations opposed this bill

American Dental Association
Calnon, William R., O'Loughlin, Kathleen T., Springer, Michael D. & Glick, Michael (2012, February 10). Letter of Concern. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from ADA.
Association of American Publishers
Adler, Allan & Frank, Martin (2012, March 5). Please Oppose the Federal Research Public Access Act, H.R. 4004. Retrieved December 7, 2012, from RSNA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$15,400$56,099
Kelly AyotteRNH$250$23,700
John BarrassoRWY$15,100$36,500
Max BaucusDMT$15,000$65,782
Mark BegichDAK$7,475$51,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$50,400$155,198
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$10,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$34,500$82,950
Roy BluntRMO$1,950$124,126
John BoozmanRAR$1,650$41,126
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,930$187,659
Scott P. BrownRMA$28,549$250,492
Sherrod BrownDOH$49,800$196,438
Richard BurrRNC$11,640$67,397
Maria CantwellDWA$18,944$71,440
Ben CardinDMD$19,133$53,170
Tom CarperDDE$1,250$45,800
Bob CaseyDPA$20,825$121,775
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,700$99,909
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,150$30,000
Tom CoburnROK$500$33,050
William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$17,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$9,700$97,738
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$6,750$24,800
Bob CorkerRTN$13,450$139,944
John CornynRTX$8,350$147,200
Mike CrapoRID$0$16,500
Jim DeMintRSC$500$23,450
Dick DurbinDIL$22,700$104,411
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$23,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,700$41,176
Al FrankenDMN$23,818$303,459
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$68,894$459,141
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,225$35,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,700$73,750
Kay R. HaganDNC$17,725$47,700
Tom HarkinDIA$26,343$56,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$11,000$72,050
Dean HellerRNV$4,250$51,200
John HoevenRND$500$38,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,750$11,550
Jim InhofeROK$0$29,800
Dan InouyeDHI$5,550$24,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$62,926
Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,030
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,250$60,525
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,500$18,350
John F. KerryDMA$21,090$17,150
Mark KirkRIL$20,650$156,900
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,577$79,641
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$8,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$30,680$85,350
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,950$71,925
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,475$45,050
Mike LeeRUT$8,950$6,950
Carl LevinDMI$8,100$26,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,900
Dick LugarRIN$3,900$32,720
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$14,600$36,250
John McCainRAZ$3,200$80,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$36,244$195,560
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,600$99,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,500$84,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,575$95,300
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$25,850$29,950
Jerry MoranRKS$4,250$22,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,250$23,808
Patty MurrayDWA$30,800$90,120
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$2,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,450$65,808
Rand PaulRKY$1,457$39,300
Rob PortmanROH$16,316$87,450
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,000$30,595
John "Jack" ReedDRI$14,500$23,450
Harry ReidDNV$40,550$146,504
Jim RischRID$0$8,900
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,400$46,502
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,250$54,500
Marco RubioRFL$6,550$110,200
Bernie SandersIVT$5,625$25,783
Chuck SchumerDNY$35,100$159,950
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,250$30,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$23,665$89,664
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,000$19,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$32,050
Debbie StabenowDMI$26,858$72,600
Jon TesterDMT$11,800$108,800
John ThuneRSD$22,585$46,050
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,050$51,681
Mark UdallDCO$32,937$106,725
Tom UdallDNM$14,850$111,738
David VitterRLA$-100$59,150
Mark R. WarnerDVA$38,100$178,950
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$19,850
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$19,866$66,999
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,100$74,400
Ron WydenDOR$8,000$88,671

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$4,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$15,400$56,099
Kelly AyotteRNH$250$23,700
John BarrassoRWY$15,100$36,500
Max BaucusDMT$15,000$65,782
Mark BegichDAK$7,475$51,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$50,400$155,198
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$10,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$34,500$82,950
Roy BluntRMO$1,950$124,126
John BoozmanRAR$1,650$41,126
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,930$187,659
Scott P. BrownRMA$28,549$250,492
Sherrod BrownDOH$49,800$196,438
Richard BurrRNC$11,640$67,397
Maria CantwellDWA$18,944$71,440
Ben CardinDMD$19,133$53,170
Tom CarperDDE$1,250$45,800
Bob CaseyDPA$20,825$121,775
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,700$99,909
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,150$30,000
Tom CoburnROK$500$33,050
William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$17,750
Susan M. CollinsRME$9,700$97,738
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$6,750$24,800
Bob CorkerRTN$13,450$139,944
John CornynRTX$8,350$147,200
Mike CrapoRID$0$16,500
Jim DeMintRSC$500$23,450
Dick DurbinDIL$22,700$104,411
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$23,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,700$41,176
Al FrankenDMN$23,818$303,459
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$68,894$459,141
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,225$35,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,700$73,750
Kay R. HaganDNC$17,725$47,700
Tom HarkinDIA$26,343$56,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$11,000$72,050
Dean HellerRNV$4,250$51,200
John HoevenRND$500$38,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,750$11,550
Jim InhofeROK$0$29,800
Dan InouyeDHI$5,550$24,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$62,926
Mike JohannsRNE$0$12,030
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,250$60,525
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,500$18,350
John F. KerryDMA$21,090$17,150
Mark KirkRIL$20,650$156,900
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,577$79,641
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$8,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$30,680$85,350
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,950$71,925
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,475$45,050
Mike LeeRUT$8,950$6,950
Carl LevinDMI$8,100$26,250
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,900
Dick LugarRIN$3,900$32,720
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$14,600$36,250
John McCainRAZ$3,200$80,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$36,244$195,560
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,600$99,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$28,500$84,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,575$95,300
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$25,850$29,950
Jerry MoranRKS$4,250$22,350
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,250$23,808
Patty MurrayDWA$30,800$90,120
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$2,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,450$65,808
Rand PaulRKY$1,457$39,300
Rob PortmanROH$16,316$87,450
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,000$30,595
John "Jack" ReedDRI$14,500$23,450
Harry ReidDNV$40,550$146,504
Jim RischRID$0$8,900
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,400$46,502
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,250$54,500
Marco RubioRFL$6,550$110,200
Bernie SandersIVT$5,625$25,783
Chuck SchumerDNY$35,100$159,950
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,250$30,350
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$23,665$89,664
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,000$19,300
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$32,050
Debbie StabenowDMI$26,858$72,600
Jon TesterDMT$11,800$108,800
John ThuneRSD$22,585$46,050
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,050$51,681
Mark UdallDCO$32,937$106,725
Tom UdallDNM$14,850$111,738
David VitterRLA$-100$59,150
Mark R. WarnerDVA$38,100$178,950
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$19,850
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$19,866$66,999
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,100$74,400
Ron WydenDOR$8,000$88,671

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Education$504,660
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$454,182
Medical schools$326,059
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,429,445
Dentists$2,628,210
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