senate Bill S7046A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2012 print number 7046a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 25, 2012 referred to finance

Bill Amendments

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Co-Sponsors

S7046 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9162A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Freedom of Information Law

S7046 - Summary

Establishes the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act requiring any executive branch agency, commission or authority that funds direct research to establish a public access policy that would provide access to certain published works that were funded by the state.

S7046 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7046

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCELLINO, FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to establish the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "taxpayer access to publicly funded research act".
  S 2. (a) As used in this act, the term:
  (i) "Agency" shall mean any subdivision of the state,  including,  but
not limited to any agency, commission or authority;
  (ii)  "Direct  research"  shall  mean research resulting directly from
state agency funding; and
  (iii) "Policy" shall mean the public access policy established  pursu-
ant to subdivision (b) of this section.
  (b)  Each  agency  that  provides funding for direct research, or that
underwrites the cost of  facilities,  equipment,  hardware,  information
resources,  personnel  or  other such support for direct research, shall
develop a public access policy that shall:
  (i) Include a requirement that electronic  versions  of  the  author's
final  manuscripts  of  original research papers that have been accepted
for publication in  peer-reviewed  journals  and  result  from  research
supported  from  funding  by the state of New York, be submitted to such
funding agency;
  (ii) Provide free online public access  to  such  final  peer-reviewed
manuscripts  or  published versions as soon as practicable but not later
than six months after publication in peer-reviewed journals;
  (iii) Produce an online bibliography of all research papers  that  are
publicly  accessible  under  the  policy,  with each entry linked to the
corresponding free online full text;
  (iv) Provide for the long-term preservation of, and  free  access  to,
published research findings in a stable digital repository maintained by
the  agency  or in any repository determined by the agency to meet these
conditions; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13740-02-2

Co-Sponsors

S7046A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9162A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Freedom of Information Law

S7046A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act requiring any executive branch agency, commission or authority that funds direct research to establish a public access policy that would provide access to certain published works that were funded by the state.

S7046A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7046A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7046--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCELLINO, FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to establish the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "taxpayer access to publicly funded research act".
  S 2. (a) As used in this act, the term:
  (i) "Agency" shall mean any executive branch  agency,  including,  but
not limited to any agency, commission or authority;
  (ii)  "Direct  research"  shall  mean research resulting directly from
proscribed grants from state agency funding for the purpose of  specific
research undertakings; and
  (iii)  "Policy" shall mean the public access policy established pursu-
ant to subdivision (b) of this section.
  (b) Each agency that provides funding for direct research shall devel-
op a public access policy that shall:
  (i) Include a requirement that electronic  versions  of  the  author's
final  manuscripts  of  original research papers that have been accepted
for publication in  peer-reviewed  journals  and  result  from  research
supported  from  funding  by the state of New York, be submitted to such
funding agency;
  (ii) Provide free online public access  to  such  final  peer-reviewed
manuscripts  or  published versions as soon as practicable but not later
than six months after publication in peer-reviewed journals;
  (iii) Produce an online bibliography of all research papers  that  are
publicly  accessible  under  the  policy,  with each entry linked to the
corresponding free online full text;
  (iv) Provide for the long-term preservation of, and  free  access  to,
published research findings in a stable digital repository maintained by
the  agency  or in any repository determined by the agency to meet these
conditions; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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