H.R.852 - Paperwork Elimination Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Talent, Jim [R-MO-2] (Introduced 02/26/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform; Small Business | Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 105-7|
|Latest Action:||03/17/1997 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/13/1997 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.852 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/26/1997)
Paperwork Elimination Act of 1997 - Amends the Paperwork Reduction Act to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to: (1) provide direction and oversee the use of information technology, including alternative information technologies to substitute for paper; (2) specifically promote the optional use of electronic information technology as such an alternative; and (3) provide within a required information resources strategic management plan a description of progress in providing for the use of electronic information as a substitute for paper.
Requires each Federal agency to: (1) ensure that each information collection provides for the optional use of electronic maintenance, submission, or disclosure of information; (2) use alternative information technologies to reduce burden and improve data quality, agency efficiency, and responsiveness to the public; and (3) publish a description of how respondents may electronically maintain the information to be collected.
Requires the Director to report to the Congress on the extent to which Federal agencies reduced the collection of information burden on small businesses and other persons through the use of electronic maintenance, submission, or disclosure of information as a substitute for paper maintenance, submission, or disclosure.