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Diane Gurman's picture

Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) Legislation Introduced in U.S. Congress

Yesterday, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) was introduced in both houses of Congress.

In the House, the bill was introduced by Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Kevin Yoder (R-KS).  In the Senate, the sponsors are Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Cornyn (R-TX).

Link to article in Library Journal: http://www.infodocket.com/2013/02/14/fair-access-to-science-and-technology-research-act-fastr-legislation-introduced-in-u-s-congress/

I hope ALA is organizing support for this!