senate Bill S4050A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the taxpayer access to publicly funded research act

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Feb 10, 2014 print number 4050a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Mar 06, 2013 referred to finance

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S4050 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A180A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Freedom of Information Law
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7046A, A9162A

S4050 - 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.

S4050 - Sponsor Memo

S4050 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4050

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ROBACH, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  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 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03226-01-3

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S4050A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A180A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Freedom of Information Law
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7046A, A9162A

S4050A (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.

S4050A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4050A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4050--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ROBACH, GRISANTI, KRUEGER, LAVALLE -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Finance -- recommitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- 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 twelve 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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03226-04-4

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