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"The Atomic Energy Act of 1954".
Chapter 3—Effective Date Provision
Sec. 531 Effective Date of Act.
Section 531 provides that this Act shall take effect on the first day of the seventh month beginning after the date of enactment of this Act, except that regulations implementing this Act may be issued prior to such day.
EXECUTIVE BRANCH POSITIONS
Volume IV, Part I of the Commission on Government Procurement Report to Congress dated December 31, 1972 made 16 recommendations pertaining to patents, technical data and copyrights as it affects the Government's procurement processes.
The Lead Agency for the establishment of an Executive Branch position on Recommendations 1 through 13 was the Executive Subcommittee of the Federal Council for Science and Technology Committee on Government Patent Policy comprised of the following:
Chairman-James E. Denny, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
-John A. Horan, AEC
Observers—W. Bruce Gair, AID
-Abraham R. Richstein, AID (Alternate)
-L. Duane Dunlap, TVA
Those who worked on the establishment of an Executive Branch position on Recommendations 14, 15, and 16 were primarily members of the Executive Subcommittee or one of its subcommittees, the exceptions being the HEW and GSA representatives. They were:
Leonard Rawicz, NASA
The final reports rendered on these recommendations were later approved as the Executive Branch position. Thereafter, the Executive Subcommittee was asked to draft implementing reports on each position.
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supplied to the Government in confidence
in dealing with the publication of works developed
under Government contracts 15 Enact legislation giving all agencies authority to
acquire private copyrights or interests therein
the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to develop