Legislative History: Saline Water Conversion Act, Volumes 10-11

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U.S. Office of Saline Water, 1971

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Page 327 - No member of or delegate to Congress or resident commissioner, shall be admitted to any share or part of this Agreement, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom; but this provision shall not be construed to extend to this Agreement if made with a corporation for its general benefit.
Page 399 - States and domestic municipal governments, unless the agency head determines that it would not be in the public interest to acquire the license for the States and domestic...
Page 395 - All research within the United States contracted for, sponsored, cosponsored, or authorized under authority of this Act, shall be provided for in such manner that all information, uses, products, processes, patents, and other developments resulting from such research developed by Government expenditure will (with such exceptions and limitations, if any, as the Secretary may find to be necessary in the interest of national defense) be available to the general public.
Page 377 - States, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with amendments and recommend that the bill as amended do pass. The amendments are as follows : Page 2.
Page 398 - The contract is not in a field of science or technology in which there has been little significant experience outside of work funded by the Government, or where the Government has been the principal developer of the field...
Page 386 - ... where the purpose of the contract is to build upon existing knowledge or technology, to develop information, products, processes, or methods for use by the government, and the work called for by the contract is in a field of technology in which the contractor has acquired technical competence (demonstrated by factors such as know-how, experience, and patent position) directly related to an area in which the contractor has an established nongovernmental commercial position...
Page 354 - ... (a) The environmental impact of the proposed action. (b) Any adverse environmental effects which cannot be avoided should the proposal be implemented. (c) Alternatives to the proposed action. (d) The relationship between local short-term uses of man's environment and the maintenance and enhancement of long-term productivity. (e) Any irreversible and irretrievable commitments of resources which would be involved in the proposed action should it be implemented.
Page 198 - SEC. 8. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums, to remain available until expended, as may be necessary, but not more than...
Page 360 - States or any of his duly authorized representatives shall, until expiration of 3 years after final payment under this contract, or of the time periods for the particular records specified in Part 1-20 of the Federal Procurement Regulations (41 CFR Part 1-20), whichever expires earlier...
Page 388 - Made" — when used in relation to any invention or discovery means the conception or first actual reduction to practice of such invention in the course of or under the contract.

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