15 U.S. Code § 3710b - Rewards for scientific, engineering, and technical personnel of Federal agencies

The head of each Federal agency that is making expenditures at a rate of more than $50,000,000 per fiscal year for research and development in its Government-operated laboratories shall use the appropriate statutory authority to develop and implement a cash awards program to reward its scientific, engineering, and technical personnel for—
(1) inventions, innovations, computer software, or other outstanding scientific or technological contributions of value to the United States due to commercial application or due to contributions to missions of the Federal agency or the Federal government, [1] or
(2) exemplary activities that promote the domestic transfer of science and technology development within the Federal Government and result in utilization of such science and technology by American industry or business, universities, State or local governments, or other non-Federal parties.


[1]  So in original. Probably should be capitalized.

Source

(Pub. L. 96–480, § 13, as added and renumbered § 12,Pub. L. 99–502, §§ 6, 9 (e)(1),Oct. 20, 1986, 100 Stat. 1792, 1797; renumbered § 13,Pub. L. 100–418, title V, § 5122(a)(1),Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1438; amended Pub. L. 100–519, title III, § 302,Oct. 24, 1988, 102 Stat. 2597.)
Amendments

1988—Par. (1). Pub. L. 100–519inserted “computer software,” after “inventions, innovations,”.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

15 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large

This is a list of parts within the Code of Federal Regulations for which this US Code section provides rulemaking authority.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


14 CFR - Aeronautics and Space

14 CFR Part 1240 - INVENTIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

 

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.