Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 2096 - Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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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The bill has been introduced. 
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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
Related Bills
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…

$5,150
$506,825
$453,469
$325,428
$1,290,872
4.6 times as much
$2,026,614
$3,884,990
$5,911,604
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$6,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,250$61,799
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,500$27,050
John BarrassoRWY$22,100$43,000
Max BaucusDMT$15,500$76,852
Mark BegichDAK$9,975$59,900
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$10,800
Barbara BoxerDCA$56,215$241,442
Scott P. BrownRMA$32,749$262,242
Sherrod BrownDOH$60,720$204,238
Maria CantwellDWA$21,944$68,690
Ben CardinDMD$20,783$55,170
Tom CarperDDE$3,850$45,800
Bob CaseyDPA$22,875$99,625
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,900$109,159
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,750$27,100
Tom CoburnROK$500$36,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,750$22,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$9,900$98,788
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,200$26,050
Bob CorkerRTN$15,450$143,894
John CornynRTX$9,850$152,250
Jim DeMintRSC$700$26,200
Dick DurbinDIL$23,200$103,911
Mike EnziRWY$4,500$23,550
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,700$42,176
Al FrankenDMN$38,918$391,107
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$83,644$471,824
Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,225$33,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$33,725$71,450
Tom HarkinDIA$30,343$57,250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$15,250$84,950
Dean HellerRNV$4,500$53,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,050$9,800
Jim InhofeROK$0$32,050
Dan InouyeDHI$5,550$24,300
Mike JohannsRNE$0$13,480
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$33,400
John F. KerryDMA$19,265$14,750
Mark KirkRIL$21,900$168,150
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,977$74,591
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$8,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$34,730$91,180
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,500$87,525
Carl LevinDMI$9,100$36,650
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,900
Dick LugarRIN$10,400$33,470
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$16,600$39,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$38,244$211,894
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$23,300$110,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$33,350$91,950
Jeff MerkleyDOR$34,589$103,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$36,500$41,083
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$4,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,950$67,558
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,250$35,595
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$26,700
Harry ReidDNV$29,700$140,700
Jim RischRID$0$8,900
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$5,400$50,552
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,850$57,100
Bernie SandersIVT$5,625$31,208
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,250$32,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$27,265$92,539
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$32,800
Debbie StabenowDMI$29,508$73,600
Jon TesterDMT$10,750$103,300
Mark UdallDCO$47,737$130,575
Tom UdallDNM$30,550$117,588
David VitterRLA$6,550$64,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$50,250$201,150
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$10,450
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$20,366$69,799
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,100$87,300

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,250$61,799
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,500$27,050
John BarrassoRWY$22,100$43,000
Max BaucusDMT$15,500$76,852
Mark BegichDAK$9,975$59,900
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$10,800
Barbara BoxerDCA$56,215$241,442
Scott P. BrownRMA$32,749$262,242
Sherrod BrownDOH$60,720$204,238
Maria CantwellDWA$21,944$68,690
Ben CardinDMD$20,783$55,170
Tom CarperDDE$3,850$45,800
Bob CaseyDPA$22,875$99,625
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,900$109,159
Daniel CoatsRIN$1,750$27,100
Tom CoburnROK$500$36,450
William Thad CochranRMS$2,750$22,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$9,900$98,788
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$2,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,200$26,050
Bob CorkerRTN$15,450$143,894
John CornynRTX$9,850$152,250
Jim DeMintRSC$700$26,200
Dick DurbinDIL$23,200$103,911
Mike EnziRWY$4,500$23,550
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,700$42,176
Al FrankenDMN$38,918$391,107
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$83,644$471,824
Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,225$33,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$33,725$71,450
Tom HarkinDIA$30,343$57,250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$15,250$84,950
Dean HellerRNV$4,500$53,600
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,050$9,800
Jim InhofeROK$0$32,050
Dan InouyeDHI$5,550$24,300
Mike JohannsRNE$0$13,480
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$33,400
John F. KerryDMA$19,265$14,750
Mark KirkRIL$21,900$168,150
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,977$74,591
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$8,300
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$34,730$91,180
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,500$87,525
Carl LevinDMI$9,100$36,650
Joe LiebermanICT$0$6,900
Dick LugarRIN$10,400$33,470
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$16,600$39,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$38,244$211,894
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$23,300$110,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$33,350$91,950
Jeff MerkleyDOR$34,589$103,050
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$36,500$41,083
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$4,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$19,950$67,558
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,250$35,595
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$26,700
Harry ReidDNV$29,700$140,700
Jim RischRID$0$8,900
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$5,400$50,552
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,850$57,100
Bernie SandersIVT$5,625$31,208
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,250$32,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$27,265$92,539
Olympia J. SnoweRME$6,000$32,800
Debbie StabenowDMI$29,508$73,600
Jon TesterDMT$10,750$103,300
Mark UdallDCO$47,737$130,575
Tom UdallDNM$30,550$117,588
David VitterRLA$6,550$64,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$50,250$201,150
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$10,450
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$20,366$69,799
Roger F. WickerRMS$10,100$87,300

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Education$506,825
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$453,469
Medical schools$325,428
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$3,884,990
Dentists$2,026,614
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