US HB5520 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 8 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-10-11 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Makes various changes to the processes used by the National Library of Medicine to select scientific journals for inclusion in its databases. The changes include requiring the use of an objective rubric to evaluate journals for inclusion and providing the right to appeal a delisting. In addition, the library must make publicly available the metrics used to determine whether to list or delist journals.

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Literature Selection Technical Review Committee Reform Act of 2021



2021-10-11HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-10-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2021-10-08HouseIntroduced in House


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