Statement on Signing the Japanese Technical Literature Act of 1986
have signed today S. 1073, the Japanese Technical Literature Act of 1986. S.
1073 creates a coordinated program within the Department of Commerce to increase
the availability in the
recent years other nations, especially
This law will build upon ongoing efforts within the Department of Commerce, which has for some time been providing information and related services through its National Bureau of Standards, International Trade Administration, National Technical Information Service, and Patent and Trademark Office in support of the efforts of American business to compete abroad.
I welcome this express congressional recognition and encouragement of these efforts. I look forward to their continuation, within existing departmental budgetary resources, in the years ahead.
Note: S. 1073, approved August 14, was assigned Public Law No. 99 - 382.