H.R.1884 - National Information Disclosure Month Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] (Introduced 05/20/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||06/04/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1884 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
National Information Disclosure Month Act - Expresses the sense of the Congress that all Federal agencies that have responsibilities with respect to health, safety, payments to individuals, delivery of services to consumers, and national defense issues shall participate, and all State, local, or private agencies or organizations having responsibilities with respect to those issues shall be encouraged to participate, in a National Summer of Community Conversation which will take place across the country in June, July, and August of 1999 to provide information to the public about their Y2K readiness.
Introduced in House (05/20/1999)
Requires that all such Federal agencies and all such State, local, or private agencies or organizations be encouraged to participate in a National Y2K Disclosure Month during July 1999, to disclose the readiness of mission critical computer systems in those areas for January 1, 2000, and to disclose contingency planning efforts associated with those systems and advance notice of problems that may occur on such day with such computer systems, with the interoperation of such computer systems, or both.