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E-Government Act of 2002

E-Government Act of 2002
Great Seal of the United States
Other short titles Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002
Long title An Act to enhance the management and promotion of electronic Government services and processes by establishing a Federal Chief Information Officer within the Office of Management and Budget, and by establishing a broad framework of measures that require using Internet-based information technology to enhance citizen access to Government information and services, and for other purposes.
Nicknames Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002
Enacted by the 107th United States Congress
Effective December 17, 2002
Citations
Public Law 107-347
Statutes at Large 116 Stat. 2899
Codification
Titles amended 44 U.S.C.: Public Printing and Documents
U.S.C. sections created
U.S.C. sections amended
Legislative history
  • Introduced in the House as H.R. 2458 by Jim Turner (DTX) on July 11, 2001
  • Committee consideration by House Government Reform, House Judiciary
  • Passed the House on November 15, 2002 (passed without objection)
  • Passed the Senate on November 15, 2002 (passed unanimous consent)
  • Signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 17, 2002

The E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub.L. 107–347, 116 Stat. 2899, 44 U.S.C. § 101, H.R. 2458/S. 803), is a United States statute enacted on December 17, 2002, with an effective date for most provisions of April 17, 2003. Its stated purpose is to improve the management and promotion of electronic government services and processes by establishing a Federal Chief Information Officer within the Office of Management and Budget, and by establishing a framework of measures that require using Internet-based information technology to improve citizen access to government information and services, and for other purposes.

The statute includes within it

Contents

  • Legislative history 1
  • Provisions 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Legislative history

On June 27, 2002 the Act (the Lieberman Bill, or S. 803) passed the U.S. Senate on Unanimous Consent.

House Hearing No. 107-184[1] on the proposed bill was held on September 18, 2002.

Provisions

  • To provide effective leadership of Federal Government efforts to develop and promote electronic Government services and processes by establishing an Administrator of a new Office of Electronic Government within the Office of Management and Budget.
  • To promote use of the Internet and other information technologies to provide increased opportunities for citizen participation in Government.
  • To promote inter-agency collaboration in providing electronic Government services, where this collaboration would improve the service to citizens by integrating related functions, and in the use of internal electronic Government processes, where this collaboration would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes.
  • To improve the ability of the Government to achieve agency missions and program performance goals.
  • To promote the use of the Internet and emerging technologies within and across Government agencies to provide citizen-centric Government information and services.
  • To reduce costs and burdens for businesses and other Government entities.
  • To promote better informed decision making by policy makers.
  • To promote access to high quality Government information and services across multiple channels.
  • To make the Federal Government more transparent and accountable.
  • To transform agency operations by utilizing, where appropriate, best practices from public and private sector organizations.
  • To provide enhanced access to Government information and services in a manner consistent with laws regarding protection of personal privacy, national security, records retention, access for persons with disabilities, and other relevant laws.

See also

References

  1. ^ Hearing text, Hearing pdf

External links

  • Full text of Act (pdf)
  • Progress of an E-Gov Act provision
  • E-Government website
  • FCW.com: E-gov agenda takes shape
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