Electronic collection and dissemination of information by federal agencies

a policy overview : twenty-eighth report by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Statementby the Committee on Government Operations.
SeriesHouse report / 99th Congress, 2d session ;, 99-560
LC ClassificationsJK468.S4 U5 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
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Open LibraryOL2344771M
LC Control Number86602151

Once added to the collection, customers can browse up to 20% of the book online and purchase by clicking the link to the GPO online bookstore. More than 4 million people have discovered Federal books online through this program. GPO also works with . The Secretary must coordinate the collection and dissemination of the information with agencies and entities that administer programs under the McKinney-Vento Act [42 U.S.C. § (h)(2)]. The State Coordinator for homeless education must gather reliable, valid, and. The bill amends the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act (§ et seq.) to facilitate the sharing of data among agencies of the Commonwealth and between the Commonwealth and political Size: 69KB.   Content Development and Dissemination Services The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) provides a number of content development and dissemination services for our Federal Agency clients as part of our mission of "Keeping America Informed." Here at the Publication & Information Sales Division, we offer: GPO Sales Program, which not only makes .

These statutes regulate the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information by consumer reporting agencies. Federal law defines a consumer reporting agency as an organization that "regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the Cited by: 1. ), means any information that is recorded in a form that only a computer can process and that satisfies the definition of a Federal record per the Federal Records Act. Federal electronic records are not necessarily kept in a "recordkeeping system" but may reside in a generic electronic information system or are produced by an application. The privacy and security of health information is influenced by many factors that operate at the public policy level. In the United States, protection of health information is generally divided between coverage for records systems operated by federal or state government agencies and record systems operated by the private sector. 1 At the federal level, data protection measures .   * Information privacy is concerned with establishing rules that govern the collection and handling of personal information, including credit information, medical data, and government records. * Bodily privacy is focused exclusively on a person's physical being and any invasion thereof, such as genetic testing, drug testing, or body cavity searches.

Accordingly, to the extent permitted by law, agencies must design new information collection and creation efforts so that the information collected or created supports downstream interoperability between information systems and dissemination of information to the public, as appropriate, without the need for costly retrofitting. support policy development at the federal, state, and institution levels. In accordance with that mission, NPEC created the Working Group on Financial Aid Data to identify potential improvements to federal data collection and dissemination to address these limitations. This. In those instances where a regulation published in the Federal Register states a date certain for expiration, an appropriate note will be inserted following the text. OMB CONTROL NUMBERS. The Paperwork Reduction Act of (Pub. L. ) requires Federal agencies to display an OMB control number with their information collection request. Dissemination of Information on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Philosophical Library.

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Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. OMB Circulars are instructions or information issued by OMB to federal agencies. The Office of Management and Budget oversees federal regulation, the budget, information collection and dissemination, proposed legislation, testimony by agencies, and other related activities.

A summary of the publication 'Informing the Nation: Federal Information Dissemination in an Electronic Age,' which discusses the roles of certain government agencies in disseminating their publications by: Managing Information Collection and Dissemination (Fiscal Year ) Table of Contents Executive Summary Chapter 1.

The Paperwork Burden Story Chapter 2. Moving Toward Zero PRA Violations Chapter 3. IRS Chapter 4. E-Government Chapter 5. Agency Initiatives Appendix A. Information Collection Budget Tables. With the revelations in recent weeks about far-reaching domestic surveillance programs by the National Security Agency (NSA) and other Federal agencies that were expanded under the Patriot Act, Americans are scrambling to determine what privacy rights they have to information collected by the Federal Government.

As the official handbook of the Federal Government, The United States Government Manual provides information Electronic collection and dissemination of information by federal agencies book the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches.

It also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees. [Although] Congress has given Federal agencies fairly explicit policy about information collection and processing and about the public’s right of access to government information, there is very little statutory policy on the responsibilities of all Federal executive agencies to disseminate information, -- ‘dissemination’ used in.

The term "information system" means a discrete set of information resources organized for the collection, processing, maintenance, transmission, and dissemination of.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In section (a) of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (Public Law ; H.R. ), Congress directed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to issue, by Septemgovernment-wide guidelines that "provide policy and procedural guidance to Federal agencies for.

“(1) apply to the sharing by Federal agencies of, and access to, information disseminated by Federal agencies; and “(2) require that each Federal agency to which the guidelines apply–. DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION WITHIN THE UNITED STATES 8 Publications for use of National Archives and Records Administration 15 NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 16 § Definitions 16 RECORDS MANAGEMENT BY FEDERAL AGENCIES 56 § Records management by agency heads; general duties Information technology law (also called "cyberlaw") concerns the law of information technology, including computing and the is related to legal informatics, and governs the digital dissemination of both (digitalized) information and software, information security and electronic commerce.

aspects and it has been described as "paper laws" for a "paperless environment". Page 4 GAO Electronic Dissemination addressed if the Congress decides to direct electronic dissemination of government information or a transfer of the depository library program.

As requested, we are providing, in appendix II, a current inventory of publications and documents that are provided to the public. Appendix III. information. Decentralized information management means that even within a single institution, processes and standards for information collection, formatting, and dissemination may be varied.

In addition, the unit responsible for the information at one institution may be different than the. The focus of section is on the Federal Government's information dissemination activities. Indeed, Federal agencies have disseminated information to the public for decades. Until recently, agencies have disseminated information principally by making paper copies of documents available to the public.

Congress passed the Cable Communications Policy Act (“ Cable Act” or “Cable Act”) to amend the Communications Act of The Cable Act establishes a comprehensive framework for cable regulation and sets forth strong protections for subscriber privacy by restricting the collection, maintenance and dissemination of subscriber data.

ICE, Federal Financial Management System (FFMS) Page 4 Federal Agencies’ Centralized Trial-Balance System [FACTS] I and II Reports).2 In addition, it maintains employee personnel and payment remittance information.

Payroll Management: Used for receiving and processing DHS employee payroll accounting and time and attendance information. § Short title; findings; principles of information practice. This chapter may be cited as the "Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act." B.

The General Assembly finds that: 1. An individual's privacy is directly affected by the extensive collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of personal information; 2. Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies 1.

Overall, agencies shall adopt a basic standard of quality (including objectivity, utility, and integrity) as a performance goal and should take appropriate steps to incorporate information quality criteria. You can read more about this publication in a previous post on Government Book Talk.

For more information about the U.S. Capital building, you can also check out the publications highlighted in the previous Government Book Talk post on the th. Federal agencies increasingly create, use, and store records in electronic rather than paper form. As this occurs, legal requirements and management efforts designed for paper records become progressively less satisfactory to ensure an adequate legal and historical record of government decision-making.

In accordance with the E-Government Act of and the Federal Government mandate to work towards paperless records, the MPG has produced high-quality, electronic presentations of UCR data. The MPG has been proactive in moving available UCR data to the electronic arena.

We have made every effort to modernizeFile Size: 46KB. Freedom of Information Act Handbook Definition of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) The FOIA generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, of access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions thereof) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions.

portance of access to and dissemination of public information in enacting, for example, the Freedom of Information Act inPub-lic Law establishing the National Com-mission on Libraries and Information Science inthe Federal Program Information Act (concerning information about Federal assis-tance programs), and the Government.

See "Electronic Collection and Dissemination of Information by Federal Agencies: A Policy Overview," H.R. Rep.99th Cong., 2d Sess.& n, & n ().

See U.S. Cong., Office of Technology Assessment, Informing the Nation: Federal Information Dissemination in an Electronic Age, (). A separate. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined electronic information dissemination processes at four agencies, focusing on the: (1) Department of Agriculture's Computerized Information Delivery Service; (2) National Technical Information Service's Bibliographic Database; (3) Bureau of the Census' general information dissemination program; and (4) National Library.

Freedom of Information Act The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. sec. (as amended by the OPEN Government Act ofPub.Stat. ) generally provides that any person (with the exception of another Federal agency, a fugitive from the law, or a representative of a foreign government) has the right, enforceable in court, to request access.

electronic records, such as e-mail and word processing documents, must be maintained in an approved Electronic Records Management System meeting the requirements of DOE-STD, or be printed and retained as paper files.

Temporary electronic systems, such as Instant Messaging, cannot be used for conducting official departmental Size: KB. To some it might seem strange that the Government Printing Office, the printer of Federal publications for over years, is blogging about eBooks for “Read an eBook” Week and the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web.

However, GPO has been working with digital publications for years and is fully immersed in eBooks. The Senate Bill emphases electronic dissemination of information, agency responsibility for ensuring that the public has timely and equitable access to the agencies public information.

Electronic dissemination of government information is .Establishment of Government Information Locator Service. 1. Background. "Information dissemination product" means any book, paper, map, machine-readable material, audiovisual production, or other documentary material, regardless of physical form or characteristic, disseminated by an agency to the public.

training to Federal agencies on.documentation of such information in the Complaint Book. d. Department Bulletin Boards. 1) Department bulletin boards may contain wanted fliers and information from other federal, state and local agencies. 2) Such bulletin boards will be maintained on each floor of LPD facilities within all employee common areas.