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* The [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr3699 Research Works Act] (HR 3699) would repeal the OA policy at the NIH and block similar policies at other federal agencies. Co-sponsored by [http://issa.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=597&Itemid=73 Darrell Issa] (R-CA) and [https://maloney.house.gov/contact-me/email-me Carolyn Maloney] (D-NY), it was introduced on December 16, 2011, and referred to the [http://goo.gl/GP0m0 Committee on Oversight and Government Reform].
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* The [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.112hr3699 Research Works Act] (HR 3699) would repeal the OA policy at the NIH and block similar policies at other federal agencies. It was introduced in the House by by [http://issa.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=597&Itemid=73 Darrell Issa] (R-CA) and [https://maloney.house.gov/contact-me/email-me Carolyn Maloney] (D-NY) on December 16, 2011, and referred to the [http://goo.gl/GP0m0 Committee on Oversight and Government Reform].
  
 
* The [http://www.publishers.org/ Association of American Publishers] (AAP) has [http://goo.gl/aaVnw endorsed] the bill. However, the AAP did not consult its [http://publishers.org/members/ members] before endorsing the bill, and it's far from clear how many AAP members themselves endorse the bill.
 
* The [http://www.publishers.org/ Association of American Publishers] (AAP) has [http://goo.gl/aaVnw endorsed] the bill. However, the AAP did not consult its [http://publishers.org/members/ members] before endorsing the bill, and it's far from clear how many AAP members themselves endorse the bill.
  
* Here's a list of AAP members who have disavowed the AAP position on RWA (chronological order):
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* Here's a list of AAP members who have publicly disavowed the AAP position on RWA (chronological order):
*# [http://mitpress.mit.edu MIT Press]. [https://plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/CWBxzWCuwKx Announced] January 11, 2012, by Ellen Faran, Director of MIT Press.
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*# [http://mitpress.mit.edu MIT Press]. Disavowal [https://plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/CWBxzWCuwKx announced] January 11, 2012, by Ellen Faran, Director of MIT Press.
*# [http://www.ithaka.org ITHAKA].  [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html Announced] January 12, 2012.
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*# [http://www.ithaka.org ITHAKA].  Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html announced] January 12, 2012.
*# [http://www.clir.org/ Council on Library and Information Resources] (CLIR).  [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html?showComment=1326456086032#c2896926308984064302 Announced] January 12, 2012.
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*# [http://www.clir.org/ Council on Library and Information Resources] (CLIR).  Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html?showComment=1326456086032#c2896926308984064302 announced] January 12, 2012.
*# [http://www.psupress.org/ Penn State University Press]. [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/pennsylvania-state-university-press.html Announced] January 12, 2012, by Patrick Alexander, Director of the Penn State University Press.
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*# [http://www.psupress.org/ Penn State University Press]. Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/pennsylvania-state-university-press.html announced] January 12, 2012, by Patrick Alexander, Director of the Penn State University Press.
*# [http://www.rupress.org/ Rockefeller University Press]. [https://groups.google.com/a/arl.org/group/sparc-oaforum/browse_thread/thread/6d13954c261a61b9 Announced] January 13, 2012, by Mike Rossner, Executive Director of Rockefeller University Press.
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*# [http://www.rupress.org/ Rockefeller University Press]. Disavowal [https://groups.google.com/a/arl.org/group/sparc-oaforum/browse_thread/thread/6d13954c261a61b9 announced] January 13, 2012, by Mike Rossner, Executive Director of Rockefeller University Press.
*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html Announced] January 13, 2012, by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press,
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*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  Disavowal [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html announced] January 13, 2012, by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press,

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