H.R.830 - Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clinger, William F., Jr. [R-PA-5] (Introduced 02/06/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform and Oversight|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 104-37|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/08/1995 Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 3 roll call votes|
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Summary: H.R.830 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (02/22/1995)
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 - Amends the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 to: (1) extend its purview to educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, and tribal governments; (2) revise the authority and functions of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), specifying information dissemination and related agency oversight responsibilities; and (3) require OMB to conduct pilot projects to test alternative policies and procedures, and to develop a Government-wide strategic information resources management plan.
Requires the OIRA Director to establish an Interagency Council on Statistical Policy.
Requires each Federal agency to: (1) establish a process, independent of program responsibility, to evaluate proposed collections of information; and (2) ensure that the public has timely, equal, and equitable access to information products and services.
Prohibits agencies, except where specifically authorized by statute, from: (1) establishing exclusive, restricted, or other distribution arrangements that interfere with timely and equitable public availability; (2) restricting or regulating the use, resale, or redissemination of public information by the public; (3) charging fees or royalties for resale or redissemination of public information; or (4) establishing user fees that exceed the cost of dissemination.
Specifies actions agencies must take with respect to information technology.
Replaces the Federal Information Locator System with an agency-based electronic Government Information Locator Service to identify the major information systems, holdings, and dissemination products of each agency.
Reauthorizes appropriations for OIRA.