H.R.6501 - WISE Government Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 07/25/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/25/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6501 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/25/2018)
Well-Informed, Scientific, & Efficient Government Act of 2018 or the WISE Government Act
This bill prohibits an agency from entering into a contract for a journal subscription that prohibits disclosure of the cost of the subscription to another agency or the Library of Congress.
Each agency library must make policies and procedures for employee access to library subscriptions easily and clearly available to the agency's employees, including regional employees, through the intranet.
The General Services Administration shall submit to Congress and each agency library a report on increasing agency library access to serials.