The Research Works Act (RWA) (H.R. 3699) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The Research Works Act (RWA)

H.R. 3699: To ensure the continued publication and integrity of peer-reviewed research works by the private sector.

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The Research Works Act (RWA) (H.R. 3699) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Association of American Publishers (AAP) 3,014 Twitter followers

December 23, 2011— The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and its Professional and Scholarly Division (PSP) welcomed the introduction of the bipartisan Research Works Act, H.R. 3699 as significant legislation that will help reinforce America’s leadership in scholarly and scientific publishing in the public interest and in the critical peer-review system that safeguards the quality of such research.

H.R. 3699 was introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Committee member Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY).

The legislation is aimed at preventing regulatory interference with private-sector research publishers in the ...

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